Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

(The TQCC of Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Risk factors of postoperative delirium after cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis55
Blunt thoracic aortic injury – concepts and management53
The treatments and postoperative complications of esophageal cancer: a review32
Frailty and pre-frailty in cardiac surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 66,448 patients31
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum, pneumopericardium, pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia, a case report31
Comparison of postoperative complications between segmentectomy and lobectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery: a multicenter study28
The influence of postoperative albumin levels on the outcome of cardiac surgery25
Primary sarcoma of the heart: case report and literature review21
Cardiac surgery outcome during the COVID-19 pandemic: a retrospective review of the early experience in nine UK centres21
Sex-specific risk factors for early mortality and survival after surgery of acute aortic dissection type a: a retrospective observational study21
Utility of erector spinae plane block in thoracic surgery20
Learning curve in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: a single-center experience19
From pathogenesis to treatment, a systemic review of cardiac lipoma19
Three-year experience with immediate extubation in pediatric patients after congenital cardiac surgery19
Surgical treatment of benign mediastinal teratoma: summary of experience of 108 cases18
Both the presence of a micropapillary component and the micropapillary predominant subtype predict poor prognosis after lung adenocarcinoma resection: a meta-analysis18
The impact of age on outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting18
National survey of enhanced recovery after thoracic surgery practice in the United Kingdom and Ireland18
Elevated preoperative CEA is associated with subclinical nodal involvement and worse survival in stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis17
The effect of music therapy on pain, anxiety and depression in patients after coronary artery bypass grafting17
Plasma interleukin-6 is a potential predictive biomarker for postoperative delirium among acute type a aortic dissection patients treated with open surgical repair17
Patient and hospital factors associated with 30-day readmissions after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis17
The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cardiac surgery in Israel16
Durability of bioprosthetic aortic valves in patients under the age of 60 years – rationale and design of the international INDURE registry15
Meta-analysis of subxiphoid approach versus lateral approach for thoracoscopic Thymectomy15
The D-dimer level predicts the prognosis in patients with lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis14
Clinical performance of decellularized heart valves versus standard tissue conduits: a systematic review and meta-analysis14
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) diagnosed in children and adolescents14
High shear stress suppresses proliferation and migration but promotes apoptosis of endothelial cells co-cultured with vascular smooth muscle cells via down-regulating MAPK pathway14
Analysis of sternal healing after median sternotomy in low risk patients at midterm follow-up: retrospective cohort study from two centres13
The role of the axillary Impella 5.0 device on patients with acute cardiogenic shock13
Diagnosis and surgical repair of congenital double aortic arch in infants13
Independent risk factors and the long-term outcomes for postoperative continuous renal replacement treatment in patients who underwent emergency surgery for type a acute aortic dissection13
Transplantation of a heart donated after circulatory death via thoraco-abdominal normothermic regional perfusion and results from the first Spanish case13
Near-infrared intraoperative imaging with indocyanine green is beneficial in video-assisted thoracoscopic segmentectomy for patients with chronic lung diseases: a retrospective single-center propensit13
Short-term outcomes of on- vs off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with left ventricular dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis13
Single-center experience of simultaneous bilateral uni-portal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for multiple ground-glass opacities13
Assessment of the risks of a myasthenic crisis after thymectomy in patients with myasthenia gravis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 25 studies13
Determinants of non-recovery in physical health-related quality of life one year after cardiac surgery: a prospective single Centre observational study12
Evolutionary perspective of drug eluting stents: from thick polymer to polymer free approach12
The elevated admission white blood cell count relates to adverse surgical outcome of acute Stanford type a aortic dissection12
Effect of using the WeChat platform on the perioperative health education of parents of children who underwent transthoracic device closure of VSDs12
Association between glucose variability and postoperative delirium in acute aortic dissection patients: an observational study12
Bioresorbable vascular stents and drug-eluting stents in treatment of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis12
The diagnostic value of D-dimer in acute aortic dissection: a meta-analysis12
Extensive aortic surgery in acute aortic dissection type A on outcome – insights from 25 years single center experience12
Active clearance of chest tubes is associated with reduced postoperative complications and costs after cardiac surgery: a propensity matched analysis12
Adult ALCAPA: from histological picture to clinical features12
The impact of closed incision negative pressure therapy on prevention of median sternotomy infection for high risk cases: a single centre retrospective study12
Cardiac surgery in patients with Hemophilia:is it safe?11
Surgical ligation of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates weighing less than 1500g: a 9-year single center experience11
Posterior pericardiotomy to prevent new-onset atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 10 randomized controlled trials11
Minimally invasive or sternotomy approach in mitral valve surgery: a propensity-matched comparison11
Severe systemic inflammatory response syndrome in patients following Total aortic arch replacement with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest11
Meta-analysis of segmentectomy versus lobectomy for radiologically pure solid or solid-dominant stage IA non-small cell lung cancer11
Development and validation of a risk prediction model for postoperative pneumonia in adult patients undergoing Stanford type A acute aortic dissection surgery: a case control study11
A novel endothelial damage inhibitor for the treatment of vascular conduits in coronary artery bypass grafting: protocol and rationale for the European, multicentre, prospective, observational DuraGra11
Structural durability of early-generation Transcatheter aortic valve replacement valves compared with surgical aortic valve replacement valves in heart valve surgery: a systematic review and meta-anal10
Simplified, minimally invasive, beating-heart technique for redo isolated tricuspid valve surgery10
CT-guided hook-wire localization of malignant pulmonary nodules for video assisted thoracoscopic surgery10
Huge thrombus in the ascending aorta: a case report and literature review10
Influence of chronic kidney disease on early clinical outcomes after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting10
COVID-19: an update and cardiac involvement10
Successfully treatment of application awake extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in critical COVID-19 patient: a case report10
Different hypothermic and cerebral perfusion strategies in extended arch replacement for acute type a aortic dissection: a retrospective comparative study10
Clinical variables responsible for early and late diagnosis of foreign body aspiration in pediatrics age group10
Is limited aortic resection more justified in elderly patients with type A acute aortic dissection?-insights from single center experience9
Single center first year experience and outcomes with Impella 5.5 left ventricular assist device9
Right heart failure before LVAD implantation predicts right heart failure after LVAD implantation – is it that easy?9
Heart transplantation of patients with ventricular assist devices: impact of normothermic ex-vivo preservation using organ care system compared with cold storage9
Central, peripheral ECMO or CPB? Comparsion between circulatory support methods used during lung transplantation9
Characteristics and outcomes of Stanford type A aortic dissection patients with severe post-operation hyperbilirubinemia: a retrospective cohort study9
A modified frozen elephant trunk technique for acute Stanford type A aortic dissection9
Endovascular strategies for post-dissection aortic aneurysm (PDAA)9
Efficacy of interleukin-6 in combination with D-dimer in predicting early poor postoperative prognosis after acute stanford type a aortic dissection9
Effect of ventilation strategy during cardiopulmonary bypass on postoperative pulmonary complications after cardiac surgery: a randomized clinical trial9
The use of innominate artery cannulation for antegrade cerebral perfusion in aortic dissection9
Morbidity and mortality of serious gastrointestinal complications after lung transplantation9
Preoperative serum C-reactive protein levels and postoperative survival in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a propensity score matching analysis9
Risk factors for lymph node metastasis and surgical methods in patients with early-stage peripheral lung adenocarcinoma presenting as ground glass opacity9
Long-term outcomes of concomitant tricuspid valve repair in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery9
Cardiac operation under cardiopulmonary bypass during pregnancy9
Delay in coronary artery bypass grafting for STEMI patients improves hospital morbidity and mortality9
Analysis of risk factors of low cardiac output syndrome after congenital heart disease operation: what can we do9
Prognostic role of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in aortic disease: a meta-analysis of observational studies9
Anatomical analysis of the left upper lobe of lung on three-dimensional images with focusing the branching pattern of the subsegmental veins9
Risk factors for postoperative delirium in patients with triple-branched stent graft implantation9
Systematic literature review evaluating evidence and mechanisms of action for platelet-rich plasma as an antibacterial agent8
Comparative analysis of postoperative sexual dysfunction and quality of life in type a aortic dissection patients of different ages8
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery vs Thoracotomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Greater Than 5 cm: Is VATS a feasible approach for large tumors?8
Mid-term follow-up after aortic valve replacement with the Carpentier Edwards Magna Ease prosthesis8
Giant unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm successfully managed with valve-sparing procedure – a case report8
Gli promotes tumor progression through regulating epithelial-mesenchymal transition in non–small-cell lung cancer8
Preconditioning with levosimendan reduces postoperative low cardiac output in moderate-severe systolic dysfunction patients who will undergo elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a cost-effec8
Evaluation of left ventricular systolic function in patients with different types of ischemic heart disease by two-dimensional speckle tracking imaging8
Study on the safety and effectiveness of drug-coated balloons in patients with acute myocardial infarction8
European registry of type A aortic dissection (ERTAAD) - rationale, design and definition criteria8
Clinical outcomes of acute pulmonary embolectomy as the first-line treatment for massive and submassive pulmonary embolism: a single-centre study in China8
Short-term and intermediate outcomes of cardiogenic shock and cardiac arrest patients supported by venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation8
Infective endocarditis by HACEK: a review8
Lymph node metastatic patterns and its clinical significance for thoracic superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma8
Effectiveness of jejunostomy for enteral nutrition during complete thoracoscopic and laparoscopic Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy in thoracic segment esophageal carcinoma8
Non-coding RNAs modulate autophagy in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury: a systematic review8
The effect of postoperative complications on health-related quality of life and survival 12 years after coronary artery bypass grafting – a prospective cohort study7
Three-dimensional printing for assessment of paravalvular leak in transcatheter aortic valve implantation7
Body mass index is an independent predictor of acute kidney injury after urgent aortic arch surgery for acute DeBakey Type I aortic dissection7
Uniportal versus multiportal video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical resection for NSCLC: a meta-analysis7
Comparing the effects of ketorolac and Paracetamol on postoperative pain relief after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. A randomized clinical trial7
Clinical analysis of surgery for type III esophageal atresia via thoracoscopy: a study of a Chinese single-center experience7
Sugammadex is associated with shorter hospital length of stay after open lobectomy for lung cancer: a retrospective observational study7
Spontaneous pneumothorax as unusual presenting symptom of COVID-19 pneumonia: surgical management and pathological findings7
The use of the Scar Cosmesis Assessment and rating scale to evaluate the cosmetic outcomes of totally thoracoscopic cardiac surgery7
Risk assessment of acute kidney injury following cardiopulmonary bypass7
Transcatheter and intraoperative device closure of atrial septal defect in infants under three years of age7
Catheter ablation or surgical therapy in moderate-severe tricuspid regurgitation caused by long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation. Propensity score analysis7
Heart-lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension and giant pulmonary artery aneurysm – case report7
Preoperative uric acid predicts in-hospital death in patients with acute type a aortic dissection7
Thrombus aspiration catheter improve the myocardial reperfusion of STEMI patients with high thrombus load during the emergency PCI operation7
Re-exploration for bleeding after cardiac surgery: revaluation of urgency and factors promoting low rate7
Minimization of the complications associated with bar removal after the Nuss procedure in adults7
11-year experience with Chest Wall resection and reconstruction for primary Chest Wall sarcomas7
Dexmedetomidine combined with sufentanil and dezocine-based patient-controlled intravenous analgesia increases female patients’ global satisfaction degree after thoracoscopic surgery7
Risk factors for lymph node metastasis and surgical scope in patients with cN0 non-small cell lung cancer: a single-center study in China7
Two cases of granuloma mimicking local recurrence after pulmonary segmentectomy7
Preoperative incentive spirometry for preventing postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a prospective, randomized controlled trial7
Surgical repair for persistent truncus arteriosus in neonates and older children7
Infective endocarditis at a tertiary-care hospital in China7
Is lobe specific lymph node dissection adequate for cN0–1 non-small cell lung cancer?7
Sfrp1 protects against acute myocardial ischemia (AMI) injury in aged mice by inhibiting the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway7
Preoperative squamous cell carcinoma antigen and albumin serum levels predict the survival of patients with stage T1-3N0M0 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective observational study7
Meta-analysis of association between CT-based features and tumor spread through air spaces in lung adenocarcinoma7
Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy versus open lobectomy in the treatment of large lung cancer: propensity-score matched analysis7
Surgery of ascending aorta with complex procedures for aortic dissection through upper mini-sternotomy versus conventional sternotomy7
Individualized strategy of minimally invasive cardiac surgery in congenital cardiac septal defects7
Localization of subcentimeter pulmonary nodules using an indocyanine green near-infrared imaging system during uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery7
Surgical treatment for secondary aortoesophageal fistula7
Early and intermediate outcomes for surgical management of infective endocarditis7
Stability across time of the neutrophil-lymphocyte and lymphocyte-neutrophil ratios and associations with outcomes in cardiac surgery patients7
Isolated tricuspid valve surgery; long-term outcomes based on Tehran Heart Center data bank report7
Clinical evaluation of percutaneous and intra-operative device closure of atrial septal defects under transesophageal echocardiographic guidance: one center experience and mid-term follow-up7
Lidocaine for postoperative pain after cardiac surgery: a systematic review6
Debranching thoracic endovascular aortic repair for distal aortic arch aneurysm in elderly patients aged over 75 years old6
Evaluation of right ventricle pulmonary artery coupling on right ventricular function in post operative tetralogy of Fallot patients underwent for pulmonary valve replacement6
Toll-like receptor 9 and the inflammatory response to surgical trauma and cardiopulmonary bypass6
Mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction: early and mid-term outcomes6
The diagnostic value of D-dimer with simplified Geneva score (SGS) pre-test in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE)6
Prevalence and management of driveline infections in mechanical circulatory support - a single center analysis6
Effects of inhaled nitric oxide for postoperative hypoxemia in acute type A aortic dissection: a retrospective observational study6
Preoperative anemia and transfusion in cardiac surgery: a single-centre retrospective study6
All we need to know about internal thoracic artery harvesting and preparation for myocardial revascularization: a systematic review6
The effect of N-acetyl cysteine injection on renal function after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a randomized double blind clinical trial6
Long-term outcomes and predictors of recurrent aortic regurgitation after aortic valve-sparing and reconstructive cusp surgery: a single centre experience6
The lymph node ratio predicts cancer-specific survival of node-positive non-small cell lung cancer patients: a population-based SEER analysis6
Mixed type of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: diagnosis, surgical approach and outcomes6
Successful percutaneous transvenous retrieval of intravascular fractured port catheter: a single center experience6
Left subclavian artery revascularization in thoracic endovascular aortic repair: single center’s clinical experiences from 171 patients6
Analysis of bronchial and vascular patterns in left upper lobes to explore the genesis of mediastinal lingular artery and its influence on pulmonary anatomical variation6
Thyroid storm after coronary artery bypass surgery: a case report6
Recurrent mitral regurgitation after mitral valve repair for bileaflet lesions in the modern era6
The largest reported intrathoracic lipoma: a case report and current perspectives review6
Percutaneous device closure of pediatirc patent ductus arteriosus through femoral artery guidance by transthoracic echocardiography without radiation and contrast agents6
Antimicrobial stewardship measures in cardiac surgery and its impact on surgical site infections6
The most influential papers in mitral valve surgery; a bibliometric analysis6
The impact of segmentectomy versus lobectomy on pulmonary function in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis5
The short-term outcomes of pulmonary metastasectomy or stereotactic body radiation therapy for pulmonary metastasis from epithelial tumors5
Dual-layer spectral detector CT to study the correlation between pericoronary adipose tissue and coronary artery stenosis5
The effect of patient-prosthesis mismatch on survival after aortic and mitral valve replacement: a 10 year, single institution experience5
Excessive intravenous crystalloid infusion after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy is associated with postoperative pneumonia5
Clinical and surgical aspects of congenital lobar over-inflation: a single center retrospective study5
Outcomes of surgically treated infective endocarditis in a Western Australian population5
Effect of dexmedetomidine on intraoperative Surgical Pleth Index in patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic lung lobectomy5
Application of 3D printing and framework internal fixation technology for high complex rib fractures5
Patent foramen ovale closure by using transesophageal echocardiography for cryptogenic stroke: single center experience in 132 consecutive patients5
Colonic perforation due to inadvertent intraperitoneal LVAD driveline placement5
Thrombolytic treatment of prosthetic valve thrombosis: a study using Urokinase5
A novel three-dimensional printed vacuum bell for pectus excavatum treatment: a preliminary study5
Mitral valve re-repair vs replacement following failed initial repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis5
Comparison of outcome between blood culture positive and negative infective endocarditis patients undergoing cardiac surgery5
Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on complications and mortality of patients with cardiac surgery5
Bleeding complications after cardiac surgery, before anticoagulation start and then with argatroban or heparin in the early postoperative setting5
Improved Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for aortic regurgitation using a new-type stent: the first preclinical experience5
Rare aneurysm of anterior mitral valve leaflet-a case report5
Mechanical stretching of the pulmonary vein mediates pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease by regulating SAC/MAPK pathway and the expression of IL-6 and TNF-α5
Dual antiplatelet therapy up to the time of non-elective coronary artery bypass grafting with prophylactic platelet transfusion: is it safe?5
Preoperative non-invasive visual localization of synchronous multiple lung cancers using three-dimensional computed tomography lung reconstruction5
Impact of autologous platelet rich plasma use on postoperative acute kidney injury in type A acute aortic dissection repair: a retrospective cohort analysis5
A meta-analysis of colchicine in prevention of atrial fibrillation following cardiothoracic surgery or cardiac intervention5
Preoperative platelet count, preoperative hemoglobin concentration and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest duration are risk factors for acute kidney injury after pulmonary endarterectomy: a retrospec5
The impact of mild renal dysfunction on isolated cardiopulmonary coronary artery bypass grafting: a retrospective propensity score matching analysis5
The impact of diabetes mellitus on acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass grafting5
Thoracoscopic surgery approach to mediastinal mature teratomas: a single-center experience5
Aortic penetration due to a fish bone: a case report5
Assessment of carotid artery stenosis and lower limb peripheral ischemia before coronary artery bypass grafting operations: a non-randomized clinical trial5
Significance of preoperative left ventricular ejection fraction in 5-year outcome after isolated CABG5
The role of the fractional flow reserve in the coronary steal phenomenon evaluation caused by the coronary-pulmonary fistulas: case report and review of the literature5
Gingival metastasis of a mediastinal pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma: a case report5
Equine pericardium: a versatile alternative reconstructive material in congenital cardiac surgery5
Complications of thoracoscopic talc insufflation for the treatment of malignant pleural effusions: a meta-analysis5
Case report: uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic resection of a solitary fibrous tumor preoperatively predicted visceral pleura origin using dynamic chest radiography5
Pulmonary hydatidosis genotypes isolates from human clinical surgery based on sequencing of mitochondrial genes in Fars, Iran5
Atrial fibrillation and alteration of heart rate variability after video-assisted pulmonary lobectomy versus thoracotomy pulmonary lobectomy5
Uniportal VATS pleural biopsy in the diagnosis of exudative pleural effusion: awake or intubated?5
A meta-analysis of perventricular device closure of doubly committed subarterial ventricular septal defects5
Sutureless aortic valve replacement in pure aortic regurgitation: expanding the indications5
Total aortic arch replacement surgery with a Core temperature of 34 °C5
Angioleiomyoma of the pulmonary artery: a case report and literature review5
Predictors of postoperative complication and prolonged intensive care unit stay after complete pericardiectomy in tuberculous constrictive pericarditis5
Clinical course and outcome of patients with acute pulmonary embolism rescued by veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a retrospective review of 21 cases5
Effect of ulinastatin on post-operative blood loss and allogeneic transfusion in patients receiving cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: a prospective randomized controlled study with 10-year 5
Left ventricular dysfunction postsurgical patent ductus arteriosus ligation in children: predictor factors analysis5
Cardiac surgery in acute myocardial infarction: crystalloid versus blood cardioplegia – an experimental study5
Diagnosis and treatment of infective endocarditis in pregnancy: a case report5
Public knowledge and attitudes toward automated external defibrillators use among first aid eLearning course participants: a survey5
Single-center evaluation of prognostic factors for thymoma treated by surgery: a retrospective study5
Regional analgesia techniques for effective recovery from coronary artery bypass surgeries: a retrospective study involving the experience of a single center4
Cardiac surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass in pregnancy: report of four cases4
Long-term survival after Carpentier-Edwards Perimount aortic valve replacement in Western Denmark: a multi-centre observational study4
Minimally invasive closure of transthoracic ventricular septal defect: postoperative complications and risk factors4
I-125 seeds with chemotherapy for progressive non-small-cell lung cancer after first-line treatment: a meta-analysis4
Primary repair of transposition of the great arteries with an interrupted aortic arch: a case report and literature review4
Preoperative identification of clinicopathological prognostic factors for relapse-free survival in clinical N1 non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective single center-based study4
Development of an effective method utilizing fibrin glue to repair pleural defects in an ex-vivo pig model4
Double valve replacement in a patient with Maroteaux – Lamy syndrome as an ultimate team challenge4
Analysis of the misdiagnosis of 8 adult cases of paragonimiasis with lung masses as the main manifestation in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan4
Network construction of aberrantly expressed miRNAs and their target mRNAs in ventricular myocardium with ischemia–reperfusion arrhythmias4
A hook wire sliding into pulmonary artery and being extracted under DSA: a case report about a rare complication associated with lung nodule localization4
Extended use of extra corporeal membrane oxygenation as bridge to lung transplantation in two patients4
Malignant primary pericardial mesothelioma presenting as effusive constrictive pericarditis: a case report study4
Minimal invasive aortic valve replacement: associations of radiological assessments with procedure complexity4
Acute kidney injury following on-pump or off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in elderly patients: a retrospective propensity score matching analysis4
A case report of thrombotic complete obstruction of the ascending aorta as a complication of Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support: steps to prevent thrombosis4
Transformation of lymphoid interstitial pneumonia (LIP) into malignant lymphoma in patients with Sjogren's syndrome: a case report and literature review4
Risk factors analysis of acute kidney injury following open thoracic aortic surgery in the patients with or without acute aortic syndrome: a retrospective study4
Liberal or conservative oxygen therapy for ventilated patients in the ICU: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials4
Combined femoral and axillary perfusion strategy for Stanford type a aortic dissection repair4
Thoracic aortic aneurysms exerting high extrinsic pressure on the airway4
Subpleural multilevel intercostal continuous analgesia after thoracoscopic pulmonary resection: a pilot study4
Zero balance ultrafiltration using dialysate during nationwide bicarbonate shortage: a retrospective analysis4
Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents undergoing intraoperative device closure of isolated perimembranous ventricular septal defects in southeastern China4
Treatment of bronchial anastomotic fistula using autologous platelet-rich plasma post lung transplantation4
Emergency surgery without stabilization prior to surgical repair for total anomalous pulmonary venous connection reduces duration of mechanical ventilation without reducing survival4
A three-dimensional printed model in preoperative consent for ventricular septal defect repair4
Postoperative acute kidney injury requiring continuous renal replacement therapy and outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting: a nationwide cohort study4
Clinical outcomes after implantation of a sutureless aortic bioprosthesis with concomitant mitral valve surgery: the SURE-AVR registry4
Health-related quality of life following minimally invasive totally endoscopic mitral valve surgery4
ECMO after cardiac surgery: a single center study on survival and optimizing outcomes4
The association between lymphocyte-monocyte ratio and postoperative acute kidney injury in patients with acute type A aortic dissection4
Overweight and aging increase the risk of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery independently of left atrial size and left ventricular ejection fraction4
Prognostic value of clinical and morphologic findings in patients with type B aortic intramural hematoma4
Tricuspid valve repair in isolated tricuspid pathology: a 12-year single center experience4
Resection of giant malignant solitary fibrous pleural tumor after interventional embolization: a case report and literature review4
Video-assisted pulmonary metastectomy is equivalent to thoracotomy regarding resection status and survival4
Impact of standardized computed tomographic angiography for minimally invasive mitral and tricuspid valve surgery4
The prevalence of thoracic aorta aneurysm as an important cardiovascular disease in the general population4
Left ventricular free wall rupture as a result of delayed presentation of an inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction due to fear of COVID-19: case report4
Risk factors for anastomotic complications after one-stage anastomosis for oesophageal atresia4
Association between institutional case volume and mortality following thoracic aorta replacement: a nationwide Korean cohort study4
Perioperative risk factors predict one-year mortality in patients with acute type-A aortic dissection4
Clinical application and observation of single-port inflatable mediastinoscopy combined with laparoscopy for radical esophagectomy in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma4
Mechanisms of hypoxia in the hippocampal CA3 region in postoperative cognitive dysfunction after cardiopulmonary bypass4
Modified commando procedure in complicated infective endocarditis ─ a case series4
Risk factors for 30-day mortality in patients who received DeBakey type I aortic dissection repair surgery4
Recurrence of spontaneous pneumothorax six years after VATS pleurectomy: evidence for formation of neopleura4
Impact of tricuspid regurgitation on late right ventricular failure in left ventricular assist device patients ~can prophylactic tricuspid annuloplasty prevent late right ventricular failure? ~4
Isolated pulmonary valve endocarditis with rapid progression: a case report and literature review4
VATS right posterior segmentectomy with anomalous bronchi and pulmonary vessels: a case report and literature review4
Non-anemic iron deficiency predicts prolonged hospitalisation following surgical aortic valve replacement: a single-centre retrospective study4
Incidence, risk factors and clinical outcomes of acute kidney injury after heart transplantation: a retrospective single center study4
Prediction of preoperative intrathoracic adhesions for ipsilateral reoperations: sliding lung sign4
Efficacy and safety of endoscopic submucosal tunnel dissection for superficial esophageal neoplastic lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis4
Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis in intravenous drug abusers4
Profiling symptom burden and its influencing factors at discharge for patients undergoing lung cancer surgery: a cross-sectional analysis4
Perioperative outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in Johannesburg, South Africa4
Effect of different storage solutions on oxidative stress in human saphenous vein grafts4
Skeletonisation contributing to a reduction of sternal wound complications: a retrospective study in OPCAB patients4
Health-related quality of life in adults undergoing transthoracic device closure of ventricular septal defect4
Intraoperative post-annuloplasty three-dimensional valve analysis does not predict recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation4
Advantages of intraoperative implantation of Impella 5.5 SmartAssist in the Management of Acute Post-Infarction Ventricular Septal Defect with cardiogenic shock4
Epicardial left atrial appendage occlusion with a new medical device: assessment of procedural feasibility, safety and efficacy in a large animal model4
Preserving the endothelium in saphenous vein graft with both conventional and no-touch preparation4
Association of body mass index with in-hospital major adverse outcomes in acute type A aortic dissection patients in Fujian Province, China: a retrospective study4
The effects of WeChat follow-up management to improve the parents’ mental status and the quality of life of premature newborns with patent ductus arteriosus4
PROSE: Prospective Randomized Trial of the On-X Mechanical Prosthesis and the St Jude Medical Mechanical Prosthesis Evaluation4
The use of enoxaparin as bridge to therapeutic INR after LVAD implantation4
Surgery in congenital lung malformations: the evolution from thoracotomy to VATS, 10-year experience in a single center4
Expectant management of pneumothorax in intubated COVID-19 positive patients: a case series4
Histological regional analysis of the aortic root and thoracic ascending aorta: a complete analysis of aneurysms from root to arch4
Clinical application and observation of modified Ivor-Lewis surgery in Siewert type II adenocarcinoma of the Esophagogastric junction4
How decisive is the number of distal arterial anastomoses in coronary bypass surgery?4
Treatment of Chylothorax complicating pulmonary resection with hypertonic glucose Pleurodesis4
Magnetic levitation pump versus constrained vortex pump: a pilot study on the hemolysis effect during minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation4
Safety and efficacy of transaxillary transcatheter aortic valve replacement using a current-generation balloon-expandable valve4
Unusual complications following left ventricular assisted device implantation: case series3
Surgical treatment of mild to moderately dilated ascending aorta in bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy: the art of safety and simplicity3
Histologic evidence of tracheal stenosis directly resulting from SARS-CoV-2 tissue infiltration, a case series3
Trans-apical aortic valve implantation for quadricuspid aortic valve with aortic regurgitation using J-valve system: a case reports3
Giant right coronary artery aneurysm mimicking a right intra-ventricular mass: a case report3
Use of the right internal mammary artery and the great saphenous vein for left anterior descending artery revascularization in patients whose left internal mammal artery cannot be used: a study based 3
Hybrid procedure for treating adult congenital heart disease with valvular heart disease in two patients3
Comparative analysis of long-term oncologic outcomes for minimally invasive and open Ivor Lewis esophagectomy after neoadjuvant chemoradiation: a propensity score matched observational study3
Big Data in cardiac surgery: real world and perspectives3
The effectiveness of early surgical stabilization for multiple rib fractures: a multicenter randomized controlled trial3
Fifteen-year experience with pericardiectomy at a tertiary referral center3
Active clearance vs conventional management of chest tubes after cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled study3
Does the “obesity paradox” exist after transcatheter aortic valve implantation?3
“Left ventricular lipoma….. a rare case”, case report3
Tracheo-innominate artery fistula with continuous bleeding successfully treated through the suprasternal approach: a case report3
Comparison of different bridging anticoagulation therapies used after mechanical heart valve replacement in Chinese patients - a prospective cohort study3
Learning curve associated with thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal cancer patients in the prone position3
Risk factors and long-term outcomes of acute kidney injury complication after type A acute aortic dissection surgery in young patients3
Lung segmentectomy assisted by highly selective independent segmental ventilation: a series of three cases3
Rheumatic valvular heart disease combined with woven coronary artery: a case report3
Conservative treatment of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm after mitral valve replacement due to early left ventricular rupture: a case report3
Rosai-Dorfman disease with pulmonary involvement mimicking bronchogenic carcinoma3
A clinical study of efficacy of polyglycolic acid patch in surgery for pneumothorax:a systematic review and meta-analysis3
Open Seldinger-guided peripheral femoro-femoral cannulation technique for totally endoscopic cardiac surgery3
The optimal duration of anti-tuberculous therapy before pericardiectomy in constrictive tuberculous pericarditis3
Aortic valve surgery for aortic regurgitation caused by Libman-Sacks endocarditis in a patient with primary antiphospholipid syndrome: a case report3
The efficacy of hydrogel foams in talc Pleurodesis3
Rapid anticalcification treatment for glutaraldehyde-fixed autologous tissue in cardiovascular surgery3
Evaluation of isolated abdominal visceral artery dissection with multi-scale spiral computed tomography: a retrospective case series3
Repair of a type B aortic dissection with a re-vascularization of the aberrant right subclavian artery in an adult patient3
Is the flap reinforcement of the bronchial stump really necessary to prevent bronchial fistula?3
Surgical techniques for aortic valve xenotransplantation3
Isolated iliac artery aneurysm in association with congenital pelvic kidney treated with iliac branch device: case report3
Clinical analysis of extralobar pulmonary sequestration with torsion in children: report of 6 cases3
Effect of silencing C-erbB-2 on esophageal carcinoma cell biological behaviors by inhibiting IGF-1 pathway activation3
A case report of primary pulmonary meningioma masquerading as lung metastasis in a patient with rectal carcinoma: role of 18F-FDG PET/CT3
One minute of circulatory arrest for acute type A aortic dissection --------- a simple operation for acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD)3
No drains in thoracic surgery with ERAS program3
ECLS supported transport of ICU patients: does out-of -house implantation impact survival?3
Safety and long-term efficacy of thoracoscopic Epicardial ablation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a retrospective study3
Bilateral-pectoral major muscle advancement flap combined with vacuum-assisted closure therapy for the treatment of deep sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery3
Comparison of two surgical approaches for acute type A aortic dissection: hybrid debranching versus total arch replacement3
miR-182-5p combined with brain-derived neurotrophic factor assists the diagnosis of chronic heart failure and predicts a poor prognosis3
Nesfatin-1 alleviated lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury through regulating inflammatory response associated with macrophages modulation3
Prognostic impact of lymph node metastasis along the left gastric artery in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma3
Early single-stage surgical revascularization of pulmonary artery in unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery3
Rapidly vanishing left atrial dissection following mitral valve replacement: a case report3
Aortic valve replacement with annular patch enlargement for a patient with Werner’s syndrome and severe aortic stenosis3
Safety and efficacy of minimally invasive McKeown esophagectomy in 1023 consecutive esophageal cancer patients: a single-center experience3
Metastatic non-functional paraganglioma to the lung3
Efficacy of CRP in combination with D-dimer in predicting adverse postoperative outcomes of patients with acute Stanford type A aortic dissection3
The impact of age in acute type A aortic dissection: a retrospective study3
Hepatic dysfunction in patients who received acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection repair surgery: incidence, risk factors, and long-term outcomes3
Integrated transcriptomics explored the cancer-promoting genes CDKN3 in esophageal squamous cell cancer3
All-trans retinoic acid attenuates the progression of Ang II-induced abdominal aortic aneurysms in ApoE−/−mice3
Accuracy of point-of-care coagulation testing during cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient post COVID-19 infection3
Application of bilateral internal mammary artery with different configurations in coronary artery bypass grafting3
Impact of meteorological factors on the occurrence of acute aortic dissection in Fujian Province, China: a single-center seven-year retrospective study3
Mitral prosthetic size predictor in minimally invasive mitral valve replacement3
Peripheral vascular complications following totally endoscopic cardiac surgery3
Thoracoscopic lobectomy for a 4-day-old neonate with a large congenital pulmonary airway malformation: a case report3
Mini-invasive surgical instruments in transaortic myectomy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: a single-center experience with 168 cases3
Assessment of thoracic volume changes after the collapse of lateral rib fractures based on chest computed tomography data: computer simulation and a multiple variable linear regression analysis3
Short and long-term outcomes of surgical intervention for empyema in the post-fibrinolytic era3
Influence of transcatheter aortic valve replacement on patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing non-cardiac surgery3
Simultaneous Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery of bilateral pulmonary nodules3
Prognostic factors of esophageal perforation and rupture leading to mortality: a retrospective study3
Bleeding risk stratification in coronary artery surgery: the should-not-bleed score3
The effect of early oral stimulation with breast milk on the feeding behavior of infants after congenital cardiac surgery3
Case report: surgical resection of right ventricular cardiac fibroma in an adult patient3
Quality of life in sexagenarians after aortic biological vs mechanical valve replacement: a single-center study in China3
The risk factors for postoperative cerebral complications in patients with Stanford type a aortic dissection3
Comparison of flexible, open with semi-rigid, closed annuloplasty-rings for mitral valve repair3
Rare case of diaphragmatic rupture following resuscitation in a pregnant woman first in literature3
Very late unusual thrombosis of the remnant pulmonary vasculatures after lung resection complicated by embolic events3
Preoperative computed tomography-guided localization for multiple pulmonary nodules: comparison of methylene blue and coil3
Massive hemothorax caused by intercostal artery pseudoaneurysm:a case report3
MiR-497-5p down-regulates CDCA4 to restrains lung squamous cell carcinoma progression3
Transit time flow measurement of coronary bypass grafts before and after protamine administration3
Single-port VATS combined with non-indwelling drain in ERAS: a retrospective study3
Comparison of dual antiplatelet therapies after coronary endarterectomy combined with coronary artery bypass grafting: a cohort study3
The diagnostic and prognostic value of D-dimer in different types of aortic dissection3
Bilateral one-stage single-port sympathicotomy in primary focal hyperhidrosis, a prospective cohort study: treat earlier?3
Surgical treatment for anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: a case report with five-year follow-up3
LncRNA SCIRT is downregulated in atherosclerosis and suppresses the proliferation of human aortic smooth muscle cells (HAOSMCs) by sponging miR-146a in cytoplasm3
Chylothorax after pulmonary resection and lymph node dissection for primary lung cancer; retrospective observational study3
Pulsatile arterial blood pressure mimicking aortic valve opening during continuous-flow LVAD support: a case report3
Effects of seasonal and climate variations on in-hospital mortality and length of stay in patients with type A aortic dissection3
Successful IVC thrombus extraction with the AngioVac device following five vessel coronary artery bypass graft: a case report3
The additional use of methylene blue has a decatecholaminisation effect on cardiac vasoplegic syndrome after cardiac surgery3
Effect of cannulation site on emboli travel during cardiac surgery3
The prognostic significance of postoperative hyperbilirubinemia in cardiac surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis3
Laparoscopic omental flap for the treatment of thoracic aortic graft infection: report of two cases and review of the literature3
Pre-operative kidney biomarkers and risks for death, cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease events after cardiac surgery: the TRIBE-AKI study3
Normoxic re-oxygenation ameliorates end-organ injury after cardiopulmonary bypass3
The use of both internal thoracic arteries for coronary revascularization increases the estimate of post-operative lower limb ischemia in patients with peripheral artery disease3
Learning curve for minimally invasive oesophagectomy of oesophageal cancer and survival analysis3
Do storage solutions protect endothelial function of arterialized vein graft in an experimental rat model?3
5-year results of a newly implemented mechanical circulatory support program for terminal heart failure patients in a Swiss non-cardiac transplant university hospital3
A case report of an open aortic valve replacement followed by open adrenalectomy in a patient with symptomatic pheochromocytoma and critical aortic stenosis3
Comparisons between minimally invasive and open esophagectomy for esophageal cancer with cervical anastomosis: a retrospective study3
Endovascular treatment with in-vitro fenestration and sac filling technique for ruptured thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm with Behcet’s disease3
Short-term assessment of radial artery grafts with multidetector computed tomography3
Difficult removal: a Swan-Ganz catheter coiled on the central venous catheter3
Aortic erosion occurring in over 5 years after Amplatzer septal Occluder implantation for secundum atrial septal defect: a case report3
Transcatheter mitral valve replacement for degenerated mitral valve bioprostheses, failure of mitral valvuloplasty and native valve with severe mitral annulus calcification: a systematic review and me3
An extremely rare case of Rosai–Dorfman disease in the thymus3
Stepwise external wrapping procedure for Stanford type A aortic dissection in extremely high-risk patients: case reports3
Application of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in the diagnosis and treatment of mediastinal lymph node tuberculous abscess: a case report and literature review3
Benefits of rapid deployment aortic valve replacement with a mini upper sternotomy3
Retrospective analysis of factors associated with aortic remodeling in patients with Stanford type B aortic dissection after thoracic endovascular aortic repair3
Clear cell tumor of the lung could be aggressive: a case report and review of the literature3
Feasibility investigation of uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical lung resection for pulmonary sequestration3
Short-term outcomes of acute coronary involvement in type A aortic dissection without myocardial ischemia: a multiple center retrospective cohort study3
Comparison of the levels of depression and anxiety in elderly aortic stenosis patients treated with surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement3
Ascending aortic wall degeneration in patients with bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valve3
Survival prognostic and recurrence risk factors after single pulmonary metastasectomy3
Minimally invasive left internal mammary artery harvesting techniques during the learning curve are safe and achieve similar results as conventional LIMA harvesting techniques3
Anterolateral minithoracotomy versus median sternotomy for the surgical treatment of atrial septal defects: a meta-analysis and systematic review3
Left ventricle reverse remodeling in chronic aortic regurgitation patients with dilated ventricle after aortic valve replacement3
Comparison of quality of life in patients who underwent mechanical mitral valve replacement: star GK vs SJM3
How we assess the perioperative anxiety of surgical patients with pulmonary nodules: the revision of state-trait anxiety inventory3
Midterm results of mitral valve repair for atrial functional mitral regurgitation: a retrospective study3