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  1. To assess the achieved risk and benefits of inserting temporary epicardial pacemaker electrodes after open-heart surgery for potential treatment of postoperative cardiac arrhythmias, and to investigate the ext...

    Authors: Malene S. Enevoldsen, Per Hostrup Nielsen and J. Michael Hasenkam

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2022 30:5

    Content type: Review

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  2. Type IV dual left anterior descending artery (LAD) is a rare congenital coronary anomaly. Though benign with most of the patients being asymptomatic, knowledge of its existence and identification during corona...

    Authors: Bharathguru Nedumaran, Arunkumar Krishnasamy, Mahadevan Ramasamy, Nedumaran Kaliaperumal and Ramamurthy Balakrishnan

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2022 30:3

    Content type: Case Report

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  3. Destination left ventricular assist device placement is increasing as a result of donor shortages and changing patient attitudes. As organ shortages become critical, LVAD programs become fundamental even in mo...

    Authors: Eric E. Vinck, Dominique Vervoort, Kaushal K. Tiwari, Ahmet Kilic, Benjamin F. Smood, Juan C. Rendón, José J. Escobar, Alejandro Quintero Gómez, Meindert Palmen and Robert J. M. Klautz

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2022 30:1

    Content type: Review

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  4. Del Nido cardioplegia was recently introduced to adult cardiac surgery with encouraging results. The effect of Del Nido cardioplegia in patients with low ejection fraction (EF) has not been thoroughly evaluate...

    Authors: Amr A. Arafat, Essam Hassan, Juan J. Alfonso, Ebtesam Alanazi, Ahmad S. Alshammari, Asif Mahmood, Khaled Al-Otaibi, Adam I. Adam, Khaled D. Algarni and Claudio Pragliola

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:24

    Content type: Research

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  5. Complete atrioventricular canal is a congenital heart defect that is characterized by an atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, and a common atrioventricular valve. Standard surgical techniques for r...

    Authors: Hamad Qabha, Tariq Alanazi, Mohamad Khouqeer, Mohannad Dawary and Fareed Khouqeer

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:23

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. Degenerative aortic arch aneurysms are known to develop through a pathological process of arterial atherosclerosis, which could be accompanied by peripheral artery diseases and resultant development of intrape...

    Authors: Kentaro Kiryu, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Takayuki Kadohama, Daichi Takagi, Yoshinori Itagaki, Takuya Wada and Itaru Igarashi

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:22

    Content type: Research

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  7. Aims of this study were to assess the results of anti-COVID19 measures applied to maintain thoracic surgery activity at an Italian University institution through a 12-month period and to assess the results as ...

    Authors: Riccardo Taje, Stefano Elia, Benedetto Cristino, Federico Tacconi, Gianluca Natali, Vincenzo Ambrogi and Eugenio Pompeo

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:21

    Content type: Research

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  8. Surgical closure of multiple ventricular septal defects (VSDs) is challenging and associated with a high complication rate. Several factors may affect the outcomes after surgical repair of multiple VSDs. We ai...

    Authors: Abdullah A. Alshehri, Abdulaziz M. Alshehri, Aisha A. Muthanna, Aitizaz Uddin Syed, Ayman R. Abdelrehim, Azzahra M. Edrees, Ahmed M. Dohain, Ahmed F. Elmahrouk, Ahmed A. Jamjoom and Osman O. Al-Radi

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:20

    Content type: Research

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  9. The number of pediatric patients who survive open-heart surgery has increased in recent years and the complications seen in this patient group continue to decrease with each technological advance, including ne...

    Authors: Ergin Arslanoğlu, Kenan Abdurrahman Kara, Fatih Yiğit, Cüneyt Arkan, Ufuk Uslu, Ömer Faruk Şavluk, Abdullah Arif Yılmaz, Eylem Tunçer, Nihat Çine and Hakan Ceyran

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:19

    Content type: Research

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  10. The advantage of minimally invasive sternotomy (MS) over full sternotomy (FS) for isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR) is still controversial. We aimed to examine if J-shaped MS is a safe alternative to FS ...

    Authors: Mohammad A. Torky, Amr A. Arafat, Hosam F. Fawzy, Abdelhady M. Taha, Ehab A. Wahby and Paul Herijgers

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:16

    Content type: Research

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  11. Traumatic pneumothorax (PTx) is common in chest trauma. Its incidence ranges between 10 and 28%. Chest X-ray (CXR) is the traditional imaging for the potential traumatic PTx, while CT chest is considered the g...

    Authors: Walid Abu Arab, Muhammad Abdulhaleem, Salah Eltahan and Moustafa Elhamami

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:15

    Content type: Research

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  12. Tracheal stenosis following prolonged intubation is a relatively rare but serious problem. This condition is usually managed by surgical or endoscopic interventions. Bronchoscopic balloon dilatation for trache...

    Authors: Abdallah Nosair, Mahmoud Singer, Mohamed Elkahely, Rezk Abu-Gamila and Waleed Adel

    Citation: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon 2021 29:14

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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