Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

(The H4-Index of Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery is 15. 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 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Current AATS guidelines on surgical treatment of infective endocarditis95
The value of an “Endocarditis Team”32
The AngioVac system as a bail-out option in infective valve endocarditis23
Long-term outcomes of the frozen elephant trunk procedure: a systematic review22
Results of frozen elephant trunk from the international E-vita Open registry21
Frozen elephant trunk with Frozenix prosthesis20
Long-term outcomes of sutureless and rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis20
The “UFO” procedure19
The incidence and impact of cardiac conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve replacement19
Comparison of SynCardia total artificial heart and HeartWare HVAD biventricular support for management of biventricular heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis18
Transapical off-pump echo-guided mitral valve repair with neochordae implantation mid-term outcomes18
Endovascular repair for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: current status and future challenges17
Ex-vivo lung perfusion versus standard protocol lung transplantation—mid-term survival and meta-analysis17
Contemporary outcomes of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices—a systematic review16
Open total arch replacement with trifurcated graft and frozen elephant trunk16
The sutureless and rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement international registry: lessons learned from more than 4,500 patients15
Sutureless and rapid deployment valves: implantation technique from A to Z—the Perceval valve15