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  1. Pseudoaneurysm of the mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa (P-MAIVF) is a rare complication of infective endocarditis and aortic valve replacement. Ruptured P-MAIVF and angina due to compression of the coronary...

    Authors: Kentaro Kiryu, Gembu Yamaura, Itaru Igarashi, Takayuki Kadohama, Fuminobu Tanaka, Daichi Takagi, Yoshinori Itagaki, Takeshi Arai, Takuya Wada and Hiroshi Yamamoto

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:12

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. Hydatid cyst (HC), the most parasitic disease of the lung, is still an important health problem in Tunisia. In this study, we reviewed our experience in a surgical management of 33 patients with giant pulmonar...

    Authors: Mahdi Abdennadher, Mariem Hadj Dahmane, Hazem Zribi, Sarra Zairi, Imen Bouassida, Imen Sahnoun, Henda Neji, Mouna Mlika, Sonia Ouerghi and Adel Marghli

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:11

    Content type: Review

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  3. Benign metastasising leiomyoma (BML) is a rare and often asymptomatic presentation of smooth muscle tumour of uterine origin, occurring outside the uterus. We present the first case series of pulmonary BML in ...

    Authors: Karishma Chandarana, Edward J. Caruana, Cathy J. Richards, Sridhar Rathinam and Apostolos Nakas

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:10

    Content type: Research

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  4. COVID 19 is the most recent cause of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can support gas exchange in patients failing conventional mechanical ventilation, but...

    Authors: Hany Hasan Elsayed, Aly Sherif Hassaballa, Taha Aly Ahmed, Mohammed Gumaa and Hazem Youssef Sharkawy

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:9

    Content type: Review

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  5. To the best of the author’s knowledge, inferior phrenic artery injury was not documented in the literature as a complication of chest tube insertion or needle aspiration, and our case was the first to be menti...

    Authors: Mohamed El Adel, Sayed Hassan, Mohamed A. Nady, Ahmed Ghoneim and Hany Seif

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:8

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. As the population of patients with Fontan palliation grows, so does the number of patients with Fontan failure, necessitating heart transplantation. However, due to mainly small-sized studies, outcomes after h...

    Authors: Wardah Hassan, Sohny Kotak, Mahima Khatri, Areeba Ahmed, Jawad Ahmed, Syed Saad Ali and Taj M. Khan

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:7

    Content type: Review

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  7. Surgical management of extensively diseased left anterior descending artery (LAD) is challenging. Reconstruction of the LAD with endarterectomy may lead to intimal disruption and affect the outcomes of surgery...

    Authors: El-Sayed A. Fayad and Mohamed A. Amr

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. The COVID-19 pandemic has strained all medical systems, especially in countries like Ecuador, where health services were already limited. These conditions, combined with a deadly and unusual disease, like prim...

    Authors: Santiago A. Endara, Gerardo A. Dávalos, Gabriel A. Molina, Aldo B. Zavala, Patricia M. Ponton, Maribel Brito, Carlos Nieto and Vladimir E. Ullauri

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:5

    Content type: Case Report

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  9. Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is the standard-of-care for treating traumatic aortic injury (TAI). Few retrospective studies compared TEVAR to open repair in blunt traumatic aortic injury (BTAI). ...

    Authors: Imthiaz Manoly, Mohamed El Tahan, Maymoona Al Shuaibi, Fatimah Adel, Mohammed Al Harbi, Yasser Elghoneimy and Mohamed Abdel Hafez Fouly

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. A 34-year-old gentleman presented with Staphylococcus salivarius infective endocarditis 13 years after aortic homograft and mitral valve repair for degenerative bicuspid aortic valve associated with rheumatic hea...

    Authors: Iain McPherson, Christopher Bayliss, Tommaso Generali, Karen Booth and Asif Hasan

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:3

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. Banding of the bilateral branch pulmonary arteries (PA) has evolved as a palliative method to limit the pulmonary blood flow in various complex congenital heart diseases. Although beneficial in small patients ...

    Authors: Poonam Sharma, Maruti Haranal, Wai Kok Soo and Sivakumar Sivalingam

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:2

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. Valve repair is the treatment of choice for native mitral valve regurgitation. The feasibility of repair when the defect is caused by acute infective endocarditis (IE) is debated. This study aims to compare th...

    Authors: Valentina Scheggi, Iacopo Olivotto, Stefano Del Pace, Nicola Zoppetti, Alterini Brunetto, Niccolò Marchionni, Alfredo Cerillo and Pier Luigi Stefàno

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:27

    Content type: Research

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  13. Needle embolism is a rare complication of intravenous habit. Clinical manifestations include recurrent pericarditis, tamponade, cardiac perforation, and infective endocarditis. We describe the case of needle e...

    Authors: Valentina Scheggi, Tiziano Mariani, Carlotta Mazzoni and Pier Luigi Stefàno

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:26

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. Oesophageal carcinoma (EC) is the eighth most common cancer. Surgery is the cornerstone of management for resectable EC. Trans-thoracic oesophagectomy (TTE) and trans-hiatal oesophagectomy (THE) are the two mo...

    Authors: Aram Baram and Hiwa Sherzad

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:25

    Content type: Research

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  15. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-associated coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) most commonly causes a mild respiratory illness; however, there are wide ranges of presenting symptom...

    Authors: Abdelmonem Helal, Ahmed F. Elmahrouk, Ahmed A. Jamjoom and Jameel A. Al-Ata

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:24

    Content type: Case Report

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  16. Mechanical prosthetic heart valves are known for their durability; however, a malfunctioning prosthesis can deteriorate rapidly to become a life-threatening complication. Our aim was to calculate a numerical i...

    Authors: Ahmed Hassouna, Mohamed El-Ghanam, Hasan Moftah, Khaled Samir and Khaled Refaat

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:23

    Content type: Research

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  17. Blunt traumatic airway injury is a life-threatening injury in which urgent management is pivotal and this would come through improving our clinical management and diagnostic tools. Our objective was to emphasi...

    Authors: Hysam Abdelmohty, Mohamed A. Elanwar and Basem M. Abdelgawad

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:21

    Content type: Research

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  18. Primary hyperhidrosis (PH) still impacts negatively the patient’s quality of life (QoL). Progressively, it leads to poorer QoL regardless of gender. The endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy has been used safely a...

    Authors: Mohammed Ahmed El-Hag-Aly, Rafik Fekry Soliman, Nehad Abdo Zaid, Mahmoud Said Eldesouky, Mohamed Mordy Bakoush and Mohamed Gamal Hagag

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:20

    Content type: Research

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  19. Impaired quality of life (QOL) is common in coronary heart disease and is the major indications for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) operations. This study aims to compare the QOL of patients with coronary ...

    Authors: Mohammad Abdallah, Shymaa Mamdouh, Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, Wael Abdel-Aziz, Olfat Farag and Noha ElAdawy

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:19

    Content type: Research

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  20. Systemic analgesia with paracetamol and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs plus opioids as a rescue medication had reported to be better than that depend mainly on opioids for postoperative pain relief. Thor...

    Authors: Ahmed Deebis, Hala Elattar, Osama Saber, Kareem Elfakharany and Nezar Elnahal

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:17

    Content type: Research

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  21. Cardiac tumors are rare, and their diagnosis is challenging. The level of evidence for the management of cardiac tumors came from case reports or small case series. We aim to present our multicenter experience...

    Authors: Mohammed Sanad, Sherif Arafa, Mohammed Adel Hegazy and Wael Abdel Aziz Abdel Hamid

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:15

    Content type: Research

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  22. Gunshot injuries to the heart are often seen in cardiac surgical practice. Victims are usually investigated with various types of imaging modalities, including simple chest X-ray (CXR) which is a primary imagi...

    Authors: Mohamed Osman, Reham Khalil, Ahmed Hany Abdalla, Azza Katta, Samer Nashef and Sameh Elameen

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:14

    Content type: Case Report

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  23. Functional tricuspid valve regurgitation due to left sided valve lesions remains a common finding. Nowadays, different types of three-dimensional rings and flexible bands are considered to be the gold standard...

    Authors: Abdallah Nosair, Mohamed Elkahely, Sherif Nasr and Hesham Alkady

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:13

    Content type: Research

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  24. Surgical repair of total anomalous venous drainage (TAPVD) is lifesaving. The operative mortality is reported between 4 and 35%. Anatomical type, obstructed presentation, associated single ventricle, and heter...

    Authors: Osman O. Al-Radi, Ahmed Elmahrouk, Mohamed Ismail, Abdelmonem Helal and Tamer Hamouda

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:7

    Content type: Research

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  25. Cardiac gunshot wounds with bullet embolism (BE) into the pulmonary artery are rare. Most pulmonary BE follow injuries of peripheral veins without concomitant cardiac injury. Herein, we describe a case of card...

    Authors: Delan Ahmed Bakir, Yad N. Othman and Abdulsalam Y. Taha

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:5

    Content type: Case Report

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  26. Postoperative pain has negative consequences on patients’ outcomes after cardiac surgery. Routine management with opioid and or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications has several disadvantages. Dexmedetom...

    Authors: Tamer Hamouda, Mohamed Ismail, Tamer Hamed Ibrahim, Hesham Ewila and Ahmed Elmahrouk

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:4

    Content type: Research

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  27. Thorax trauma severity score (TTSS) combines patient-related parameters with the anatomical and physiological parameters, and it can be easily calculated in the emergency room. The validity of this score in th...

    Authors: Mohamed Reda Zahran, Amr Abd El Monem Abd Elwahab, Mohamed Mahmoud Abo El Nasr and Mohamed Ahmed El Heniedy

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:3

    Content type: Research

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  28. Endoscopic harvest of the radial artery avoids long forearm incisions and has better cosmesis compared to the open technique. The objective of this study was to compare the short-term results and wound-related...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdel Hafez Fouly

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2020 28:2

    Content type: Research

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  29. In a recently published article by Al-Elwany et al. [1] in The Cardiothoracic Surgeon, the authors reported that the rate of recurrence of tricuspid regurgitation was 4.3% after MC3 ring annuloplasty and 23.1% af...

    Authors: Shady Eid Al-Elwany, Yasser Shaban Mubarak and Yasser Ali Kamal

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:8

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:5

  30. Surgical management of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) can be either with a total primary repair or staged repair. The superiority of one technique over the other is still debatable, especially in developing countri...

    Authors: Basem M. Abdelgawad, Mahmoud A. Elshafie, Suzan Bayoumy and Elatafy E. Elatafy

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:7

    Content type: Research

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  31. Coronary artery bypass grafting has been widely admitted in the therapeutic arsenal of coronary artery disease in diabetics with low morbi-mortality. However, it requires special management which may be challe...

    Authors: Younes Moutakiallah, Abdelatif Boulahya, Aniss Seghrouchni, Reda Mounir, Noureddine Atmani, Mohammed Drissi, El Ghadbane Abdedaim Hatim, Zouhair Lakhal, Iliyasse Asfalou, Youssef El Bekkali, Redouane Abouqal and Mahdi Aithoussa

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:6

    Content type: Research

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  32. To evaluate early and midterm outcomes of tricuspid ring annuloplasty using three-dimensional (3D) MC3 ring for treatment of functional tricuspid regurgitation (FTR) during mitral valve replacement for rheumat...

    Authors: Shady Eid Al-Elwany, Yasser Shaban Mubarak and Yasser Ali Kamal

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:5

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:8

  33. The aorta is rarely affected by autoimmune vasculitis, which can lead to aortic dilatation requiring surgery. Autoimmune aortitis may affect one aortic segment or the entire aorta, and in some cases, the aorta...

    Authors: Amr A. Arafat

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:4

    Content type: Review

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  34. Despite the advances of cardiac surgery in the last decades, the incidence of acute kidney insufficiency (AKI) post isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (iCABG) is increasing. The purpose of this s...

    Authors: Waleed Aty, Eric Lo, Wei Xuan, Rebecca J. Dignan, Bruce French and Rebecca Verchin

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:3

    Content type: Research

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  35. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital malformation in infants presenting with angina, dyspnea, and excessive perspiration invoked by crying and fe...

    Authors: Leena Moshref, Rana Moshref, Mazen Faden and Osman Al-Radi

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2019 27:2

    Content type: Research

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