Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

(The median citation count of Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Endovascular repair for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: current status and future challenges30
Contemporary outcomes of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices—a systematic review28
Long-term outcomes of sutureless and rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis27
Sutureless and rapid deployment valves: implantation technique from A to Z—the Perceval valve24
The incidence and impact of cardiac conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve replacement24
Transapical off-pump echo-guided mitral valve repair with neochordae implantation mid-term outcomes23
Pediatric ventricular assist device registries: update and perspectives in the era of miniaturized continuous-flow pumps22
An updated meta-analysis of MitraClip versus surgery for mitral regurgitation21
Sutureless and rapid deployment implantation in bicuspid aortic valve: results from the sutureless and rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement international registry19
Right anterior mini-thoracotomy and sutureless valves: the perfect marriage19
Normal and abnormal development of the aortic valve and ascending aortic wall: a comprehensive overview of the embryology and pathology of the bicuspid aortic valve18
Mitral valve-in-valve and valve-in-ring: tips, tricks, and outcomes18
Current state of hybrid solutions for aortic arch aneurysms17
A step-by-step guide to transseptal valve-in-valve transcatheter mitral valve replacement17
Sutureless valve and rapid deployment valves: a systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies17
Transcatheter mitral valve replacement: latest advances and future directions17
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: the magic of pathophysiology17
Outcome of rapid deployment aortic valves: long-term experience after 700 implants16
The sutureless and rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement international registry: lessons learned from more than 4,500 patients16
Bioprosthetic valve fracture: a practical guide16
LAMPOON techniques to prevent or manage left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in transcatheter mitral valve replacement14
Endovascular repair of the ascending aorta: the last frontier13
Long-term outcome with sutureless valves: 12 years of Perceval experience13
Concomitant cardiac surgery procedures during left ventricular assist device implantation: single-centre experience13
Contemporary outcomes of continuous-flow biventricular assist devices13
Long-term outcomes of the Ross procedure in adults12
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: a systematic review12
Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm: the niche of post-infarction mechanical complications11
Thoracic endovascular repair of chronic type B aortic dissection: a systematic review11
The Ross procedure in children: a systematic review11
Overcoming the transcatheter aortic valve replacement Achilles heel: conduction abnormalities—a systematic review11
Effects of concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting on early and late mortality in the treatment of post-infarction mechanical complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis10
Continuous-flow left ventricular assist device systems infections: current outcomes and management strategies10
Outcomes of reoperations after Ross procedure9
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: diagnosis, operability assessment and patient selection for pulmonary endarterectomy9
The Ross procedure is an excellent operation in non-repairable aortic regurgitation: insights and techniques9
The role of the ventricular assist device coordinator: quo vadis?9
Parallel grafts and physician modified endografts for endovascular repair of the aortic arch9
Surgery without visible scars—double valve surgery using the right lateral access9
Historical evolution of robot-assisted cardiac surgery: a 25-year journey9
Aortic valve replacement using stented or sutureless/rapid deployment prosthesis via either full-sternotomy or a minimally invasive approach: a network meta-analysis8
A series of four transcatheter aortic valve replacement in failed Perceval valves8
Conduction disorders after aortic valve replacement: what is the real impact of sutureless and rapid deployment valves?8
Surgical treatment of post-infarction papillary muscle rupture: systematic review and meta-analysis8
Endovascular therapy for patients with heritable thoracic aortic disease8
Sutureless and rapid deployment valves: implantation technique from A to Z—the INTUITY Elite valve8
Long-term outcomes of etiology specific annuloplasty ring repair of ischemic mitral regurgitation7
Pulmonary endarterectomy in severe chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: the Toronto experience7
Edge-to-edge repair: past challenge, current case selection and future advances7
Post-infarction ventricular septal rupture7
Sutureless valves fit/perform well in a small aortic annulus7
Pathologic von Willebrand factor degradation is a major contributor to left ventricular assist device-associated bleeding: pathophysiology and evolving clinical management7
Surgical management for mechanical complications of acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review of long-term outcomes7
Systematic review and meta-analysis of long-term outcomes in adults undergoing the Ross procedure7
Development of tricuspid regurgitation and right ventricular performance after implantation of centrifugal left ventricular assist devices7
The left ventricular assist device as a patient monitoring system7
Robotic versus conventional sternotomy mitral valve surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis7
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy: The Marie Lannelongue Hospital experience7
Bicuspid aortic valve repair: the 180°-Reimplantation technique6
History, development and clinical perspectives of sutureless and rapid deployment surgical aortic valve replacement6
Sex differences in outcomes following less-invasive left ventricular assist device implantation6
Overcoming the transcatheter aortic valve replacement Achilles heel: coronary re-access6
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy—the Royal Papworth experience6
Endovascular repair of acute complicated type B aortic dissection—systematic review and meta-analysis of long-term survival and reintervention6
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: the Spanish experience6
Pulmonary endarterectomy: technique and pitfalls6
Transseptal chordal replacement: early experience6
A step-by-step guide to trans-axillary transcatheter aortic valve replacement6
Two hundred robotic mitral valve repair procedures for degenerative mitral regurgitation: the Yale experience5
Procedural and clinical outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in bicuspid aortic valve patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis5
Endovascular arch repair using the NEXUS arch endograft5
Combining echocardiographic and anatomic variables to predict outcomes of mitral valve repair with the NeoChord procedure5
Safeguards and pitfalls for Bioprosthetic or Native Aortic Scallop Intentional Laceration to Prevent Iatrogenic Coronary Artery Obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement—the BASILICA t5
Imaging the mitral valve: a primer for the interventional surgeon5
End-stage chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: is there still room for lung transplantation?—the past, the present and the future5
Conventional and alternative sites for left ventricular assist device inflow and outflow cannula placement5
Endovascular aortic repair of Kommerell diverticulum associated with aberrant left subclavian artery5
Current state of transcatheter mitral valve implantation in bioprosthetic mitral valve and in mitral ring as a treatment approach for failed mitral prosthesis5
The Ross procedure and valve-sparing root replacement procedures in the adult patient: do guidelines follow the evidence?5
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement aortic root orientation: implications for future coronary access and redo transcatheter aortic valve replacement5
Conduction disorders after aortic valve replacement with rapid-deployment bioprostheses: early occurrence and one-year evolution5
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the mechanical complications of ischemic heart disease: papillary muscle rupture, left ventricle rupture and post-infarct ventricular septal defect5
4D flow imaging—state of the art4
Back to the root: a large animal model of the Ross procedure4
Systematic review and meta-analysis of mid-term survival, reoperation, and recurrent mitral regurgitation for robotic-assisted mitral valve repair4
Pathology and pathophysiology of the aortic root4
Surgical repair of post-infarction ventricular free-wall rupture in the Netherlands: data from a nationwide registry4
Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for degenerated stentless aortic bioroots4
The learning curve of the robotic-assisted lobectomy—a systematic review and meta-analysis4
Transition from multiportal video-assisted thoracic surgery to uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery… and evolution to uniportal robotic-assisted thoracic surgery?4
Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation in degenerated aortic bioprostheses: are patients with small surgical bioprostheses at higher risk for unfavourable mid-term outcomes?4
Over 15 years: the advancement of transcatheter aortic valve replacement4
Ross operation after failure of aortic valve repair4
The natural history of aortic root aneurysms4
Reinventing the displacement left ventricular assist device in the continuous-flow era: TORVAD, the first toroidal-flow left ventricular assist device4
Twenty-five years’ experience with root remodeling and bicuspid aortic valve repair4
Sutureless repair of subacute left ventricular free wall rupture4
Ultra fast-track trans-axillary mini-aortic valve replacement4
Reimplantation of the aortic valve in patients with tricuspid aortic valve: the Toronto General Hospital experience4
Uniportal robotic versus thoracoscopic assisted surgery: a propensity score-matched analysis of the initial 100 cases4
The need for comprehensive multidisciplinary programs, complex interventions, and precision medicine for bicuspid aortic valve disease4
The Ross inclusion Dacron graft4
Long-term outcomes after pulmonary endarterectomy4
Mitral valve repair in papillary muscle rupture4
Therapeutic alternatives in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: from pulmonary endarterectomy to balloon pulmonary angioplasty to medical therapy. State of the art from a multidisciplinary 4
Uniportal fully robotic-assisted major pulmonary resections4
Pre- and post-operative mechanical circulatory support in surgical repair of post-acute myocardial infarction mechanical complications4
Elastin integrity in bicuspid valve-associated aortopathy is associated with altered biomechanical properties and influenced by age4
Uniportal fully robotic-assisted sleeve resections: surgical technique and initial experience of 30 cases4
Overview of prevalence, trends, and outcomes of post myocardial infarction mechanical complications4
The importance of coronary artery disease and special considerations for left ventricular assist device implantation4
Continuous-flow left ventricular assist device versus orthotopic heart transplantation in adults with heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis4
Forward-thinking design solutions for mechanical circulatory support: multifunctional hybrid continuous-flow ventricular assist device technology3
Heart team approach for comprehensive management of aortic coarctation in the adult3
Chordal replacement: future surgical gold standard or first-line option as bridge to definitive therapy in primary mitral regurgitation?3
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for bicuspid aortic valve disease: does conventional surgery have a future?3
Residual pulmonary hypertension after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy: incidence, pathogenesis and therapeutic options3
Off-pump left ventricular assist device implantation via bilateral mini-thoracotomy in cardiac reoperations: the extrapericardial subxiphoid route3
Aortic valve-sparing root replacement or Bentall?3
Evolving perspectives on mechanical circulatory support biocompatibility and interfaces3
Aortic root replacement in bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valve patients3
Is tri-port totally thoracoscopic surgery for mitral valve replacement a feasible approach?3
Exercise physiology in left ventricular assist device patients: insights from hemodynamic simulations3
Balloon pulmonary angioplasty after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy3
Functional and pathomorphological anatomy of the aortic valve and root for aortic valve sparing surgery in tricuspid and bicuspid aortic valves3
Perioperative management of patients undergoing thoracic endovascular repair3
Transcatheter solutions for transcatheter aortic valve replacement dysfunction: is redo transcatheter aortic valve replacement a durable option?3
Surgical ventricular reconstruction for ischemic cardiomyopathy—a systematic review and meta-analysis of 7,685 patients3
Transcatheter mitral valve replacement for degenerated mitral bioprostheses: a systematic review3
Direct transcatheter mitral valve implantation in severe mitral annular calcification: technique and evidence3
Endo-Bentall: is this feasible?3
Over 15 years: the advancement of transcatheter mitral valve repair3
Transseptal direct complete annuloplasty: early experience3
Triple patch technique to repair ventricular septal rupture3
Management of increased systemic flow requirements in patients with left ventricular assist devices3
Computational sentiment analysis of an online left ventricular assist device support forum: positivity predominates3
Robotic and endoscopic mitral valve repair for degenerative disease3
Metabolomic profile of patients with left ventricular assist devices: a pilot study3
Tailoring the valve choice to the patient: contemporary choices and their optimal applications3
Transapical transcatheter mitral valve implantation in patients with degenerated mitral bioprostheses or failed ring annuloplasty3
Endovascular repair of acute type B thoracic aortic dissection2
Chronic thoracoabdominal aortic dissection: endovascular options to obliterate the false lumen2
The Ross procedure is the optimal solution for young adults with unrepairable aortic valve disease2
The aortic team and bicuspid aortic valve patients2
Mechanical circulatory supports after pulmonary thrombo-endarterectomy: why, when and how2
Collateral network concept in 20232
Impact of extra-corporeal life support (ECLS) cannulation strategy on outcome after durable mechanical circulation support system implantation on behalf of durable MCS after ECLS Study Group2
The Ross procedure—the loose jacket technique2
Development of malignancies and their outcomes in patients supported on continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices—a systematic review2
Three decades of reimplantation of the aortic valve—the Brussels Experience2
Resurgence of the Ross procedure2
Bioprosthetic valve fracture to facilitate valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve repair2
Hybrid atrial fibrillation ablation2
Impact of COVID-19 on the incidence of post-acute myocardial infarction mechanical complications2
Myocardial function recovery interventional assessment and surgical pump removal2
Endovascular repair of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm using a physician-modified four-vessel fenestrated endograft2
The unfinished saga of invasive procedures for secondary mitral regurgitation2
Valve thrombosis after transcatheter aortic valve replacement—cause for concern?2
Robotic mitral valve replacement; results from the world’s largest series2
Uniportal robotic-assisted thoracic surgery for mediastinal tumors2
Uniportal three-arm robotic-assisted thoracic surgery right upper lobe and carinal sleeve resection2
Valve-sparing procedure for a dilated pulmonary autograft2
Transcatheter valve implantation for degenerated tricuspid bioprosthesis and failed tricuspid ring2
The Ross-Konno procedure for congenital aortic stenosis2
Direct access hybrid transatrial implantation of a Sapien 3 valve inside a bioprosthetic mitral valve with concomitant tricuspid valve replacement and cryoablation2
Uniportal robotic-assisted thoracic surgery lung-sparing carinal sleeve resection and reconstruction2
Complicated and uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection: is an endovascular solution the “Holy Grail”?2
Update on the German Ross Registry2
Extended sandwich patch technique to repair ventricular septal rupture2
Elimination of drive exit line: transcutaneous energy transmission2
The Ross inclusion technique2
Use of transesophageal echocardiography for transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for patients with prior bioprosthetic surgical aortic, mitral, tricuspid, and pulmonic valves2
Combined valve surgery with sutureless and rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement: when and why2
Robotically assisted mitral valve surgery—experience during the restart of a robotic program in Germany2
Surgical versus transcatheter mitral valve replacement in functional mitral valve regurgitation2
Minimally invasive staged segmental artery coil embolization (MIS2ACE) for spinal cord protection2
Access options for transcatheter mitral valve implantation in patients with prior surgical bioprosthesis2
How to implement a clinical robotic mitral valve surgery program2
Snaring technique for explantation of transcatheter aortic valve bioprosthesis2
Multi-modality imaging evaluation and pre-surgical planning for aortic valve-sparing operations in patients with aortic root aneurysm2
Prophylactic cerebrospinal fluid drainage and spinal cord ischemia in thoracic and thoracoabdominal endovascular procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis2
Snorkel and chimney endografting for juxtarenal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms is an acceptable, but aging technology2
Hemodynamic outcomes after valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a single-center experience2
Biomechanics and clinical outcomes of various conduit configurations in valve sparing aortic root replacement1
Aortic valve-sparing procedure in the pediatric population1
Uniportal robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: resection of the first rib1
Complications and their management in robotic mitral valve surgery from the surgical assistant’s perspective1
A new hybrid graft for open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair1
CT based sizing may reduce pacemaker implantation and paravalvular leaks after sutureless and rapid deployment valve implantation1
Transcatheter devices for direct annuloplasty and chordal replacement in degenerative mitral regurgitation1
Outcomes of cardiothoracic surgery in women with Turner syndrome1
Infant miniaturized continuous-flow pumps and permanent support in Pediatrics1
Importance of bicuspid aortic valve phenotype on aortopathy1
Operative strategies for acute mitral regurgitation as a mechanical complication of myocardial infarction1
Step-by-step rapid deployment Intuity Elite implantation using a minimally invasive endoscopic approach1
The Ross procedure for bicuspid aortic valve: total root implantation technique1
Robotic-assisted double valve surgery1
The outcomes of three decades of the David and Yacoub procedures in bicuspid aortic valve patients—a systematic review and meta-analysis1
Multi-institutional surgical outcomes of robotic single-port surgery: a Korean experience1
Robotic mitral valve repair in National Taiwan University Hospital: 10-year results1
Transcatheter mitral valve repair in functional mitral regurgitation: who will benefit?1
Surgical treatment for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: an historical perspective1
Matching the type of aortic valve-sparing to the aortic root pathology1
Outcomes after transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation using a balloon-expandable Edwards Sapien valve in patients with degenerated Freestyle aortic bioprosthesis1
Male-female differences in contemporary elective ascending aortic surgery: insights from the Netherlands Heart Registration1
Emergent repair of post myocardial infarction ventricular septal defect with prophylactic left ventricular assist device1
Aortic valve-sparing root replacement (David-I) for acute aortic dissection type A1
Remodeling of the aortic root—a 28-year journey1
David procedure through an upper ministernotomy1
The worst MitraClip Scenario: acute mitral regurgitation due to papillary muscle rupture1
Minimally invasive sutureless aortic valve replacement in the Redo setting: the new surgical frontier in the valve-in-valve era1
Thoracic endovascular aortic repair for ascending aortic aneurysm or dissection1
Overcoming the transcatheter aortic valve replacement Achilles heel: paravalvular leak1
Robotic mitral repair: maintaining quality at all levels of complexity1
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement and surgical aortic valve replacement volume-outcome relationships: a Pandora’s box1
Spinal cord protection for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: from bench to bedside1
Patient selection for aortic valve-sparing operations1
Surgical technique for the implantation of mechanical circulatory support with the Impella 5.0 pump in a patient with post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock1
Heritable aortic root aneurysms1
Valve-sparing operations after Ross procedure: a single-center experience1
Echocardiography of the aortic root: a practical approach for aortic valve-sparing surgery1
The role of sex hormones in abdominal aortic aneurysms: a topical review1
Valve-sparing root replacement—reimplantation technique1
Concomitant atrial fibrillation ablation in minimally invasive cardiac surgery1
How I perform totally endoscopic robotic mitral valve repair1
Sutureless repair techniques for post-infarction left ventricular free wall rupture1
Who should get surgical aortic valve replacement in the era of transcatheter aortic valve replacement?—a surgeon’s perspective1
Transcatheter valve implantation in a failed homograft1
Fracture of a 21 mm failed bioprosthetic aortic valve1
Aortic valve choice in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era1
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement using the reimplantation (David) technique: a systematic review and meta-analysis on survival and clinical outcome1
Comparison of uniportal robotic-assisted thoracic surgery pulmonary anatomic resections with multiport robotic-assisted thoracic surgery: a multicenter study of the European experience1
Robotic mitral valve surgery in Latin America1