Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

(The TQCC of Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery is 4. 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
The incidence and impact of cardiac conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve replacement24
Sutureless and rapid deployment valves: implantation technique from A to Z—the Perceval valve24
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
Mitral valve-in-valve and valve-in-ring: tips, tricks, and outcomes18
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
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
Concomitant cardiac surgery procedures during left ventricular assist device implantation: single-centre experience13
Contemporary outcomes of continuous-flow biventricular assist devices13
Endovascular repair of the ascending aorta: the last frontier13
Long-term outcome with sutureless valves: 12 years of Perceval experience13
Long-term outcomes of the Ross procedure in adults12
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: a systematic review12
The Ross procedure in children: a systematic review11
Overcoming the transcatheter aortic valve replacement Achilles heel: conduction abnormalities—a systematic review11
Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm: the niche of post-infarction mechanical complications11
Thoracic endovascular repair of chronic type B aortic dissection: 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
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
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
Sutureless and rapid deployment valves: implantation technique from A to Z—the INTUITY Elite valve8
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
Robotic versus conventional sternotomy mitral valve surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis7
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy: The Marie Lannelongue Hospital experience7
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
Pulmonary endarterectomy: technique and pitfalls6
Transseptal chordal replacement: early experience6
A step-by-step guide to trans-axillary transcatheter aortic valve replacement6
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
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
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
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
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
Continuous-flow left ventricular assist device versus orthotopic heart transplantation in adults with heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis4
Twenty-five years’ experience with root remodeling and bicuspid aortic valve repair4
4D flow imaging—state of the art4
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
Mitral valve repair in papillary muscle rupture4
Over 15 years: the advancement of transcatheter aortic valve replacement4
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
Ross operation after failure of aortic valve repair4
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
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
The Ross inclusion Dacron graft4
Pathology and pathophysiology of the aortic root4
Long-term outcomes after pulmonary endarterectomy4
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