Publications by authors named "Thoralf M Sundt"

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Principles of radical pericardiectomy.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2020 Aug 4. Epub 2020 Aug 4.

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivaa098DOI Listing
August 2020

Type A aortic dissection in the East and West: A comparative study between two hospitals from China and the US.

J Card Surg 2020 Jul 11. Epub 2020 Jul 11.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14766DOI Listing
July 2020

Surgical management of the aorta in BAV patients.

Prog Cardiovasc Dis 2020 Jul 5. Epub 2020 Jul 5.

University Clinic of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2020.06.013DOI Listing
July 2020

The Power and the Pitfalls of RCTs.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Jun 12. Epub 2020 Jun 12.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Cox 652 Boston MA, 02114. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.04.106DOI Listing
June 2020

Clinical presentation and outcomes of adults with bicuspid aortic valves: 2020 update.

Prog Cardiovasc Dis 2020 May 30. Epub 2020 May 30.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2020.05.010DOI Listing
May 2020

Managing Severe Aortic Stenosis in the COVID-19 Era.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2020 Jun 1. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2020.05.045DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7263810PMC
June 2020

Commentary: Taking a bite of the apple.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Feb 19. Epub 2020 Feb 19.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass; Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.02.042DOI Listing
February 2020

Concomitant carotid endarterectomy and cardiac surgery does not decrease postoperative stroke rates.

J Vasc Surg 2020 Aug 14;72(2):589-596.e3. Epub 2020 Feb 14.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2019.10.072DOI Listing
August 2020

Surgery for type A aortic dissection in patients with cerebral malperfusion: Results from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Nov 15. Epub 2019 Nov 15.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa; Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.11.003DOI Listing
November 2019

Predictors of Neurologic Recovery in Patients Who Undergo Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Refractory Cardiac Arrest.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2020 Feb 9;34(2):356-362. Epub 2019 Aug 9.

Division of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jvca.2019.08.003DOI Listing
February 2020

Impact of staff turnover during cardiac surgical procedures.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Nov 30. Epub 2019 Nov 30.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.11.051DOI Listing
November 2019

Starting elective cardiac surgery after 3 pm does not impact patient morbidity, mortality, or hospital costs.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 06 11;159(6):2314-2321.e2. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.06.125DOI Listing
June 2020

Multiple Versus Single Arterial Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery for Multivessel Disease.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 09;74(10):1275-1285

School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.06.067DOI Listing
September 2019

Minimally Invasive Nonresectional Mitral Valve Repair Can Be Performed With Excellent Outcomes.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 02 29;109(2):437-444. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.07.029DOI Listing
February 2020

Preoperative predictors of new-onset prolonged atrial fibrillation after surgical aortic valve replacement.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 04 17;159(4):1407-1414. Epub 2019 May 17.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.077DOI Listing
April 2020

Surgery Does Not Improve Survival in Patients With Isolated Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 08 6;74(6):715-725. Epub 2019 May 6.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.04.028DOI Listing
August 2019

Pilot Study of a Patient Decision Aid for Valve Choices in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 09 16;108(3):730-736. Epub 2019 Apr 16.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.048DOI Listing
September 2019

Cardiac Surgery Trainees as "Skin-to-Skin" Operating Surgeons: Midterm Outcomes.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 07 14;108(1):262-267. Epub 2019 Mar 14.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.02.008DOI Listing
July 2019

Correlation of cardiopulmonary bypass duration with acute renal failure after cardiac surgery.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Corrigan Minehan Heart Center and Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.072DOI Listing
January 2019

What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 06 20;157(6):e323. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.064DOI Listing
June 2019

Mandatory public reporting of cardiac surgery outcomes: The 2003 to 2014 Massachusetts experience.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 07 31;158(1):110-124.e9. Epub 2018 Dec 31.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass; T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.12.072DOI Listing
July 2019

"Silent killer" or victim of mistaken identity?

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 05 23;157(5):e239. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.12.010DOI Listing
May 2019

Workflow disruptions and surgical performance: past, present and future.

BMJ Qual Saf 2019 04 25;28(4):260-262. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2018-008670DOI Listing
April 2019

Commentary: The devil is in the details.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 06 7;157(6):2214-2215. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass; Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass; Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.11.091DOI Listing
June 2019

Drawing the Line on Prophylactic Aortic Replacement: Primum Non Nocere.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

JAMA Netw Open 2018 08 3;1(4):e181289. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.1289DOI Listing
August 2018

You Cannot Un-ring the Bell: How the Word "Aneurysm" Impacts Patients.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

Am J Cardiol 2019 03 20;123(6):1007-1008. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Division of Cardiac Surgery,Massachusetts General Hospital,Harvard Medical School,Corrigan Minehan Heart Center,Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.12.004DOI Listing
March 2019

Early structural valve deterioration and reoperation associated with the mitroflow aortic valve.

J Card Surg 2018 Dec 7;33(12):778-786. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Corrigan Minehan Heart Center and Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.13953DOI Listing
December 2018

Mitral valve repair versus replacement for patients with preserved left ventricular function without heart failure symptoms.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 04 26;157(4):1432-1439.e2. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.08.091DOI Listing
April 2019

Measuring What Matters.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 12 6;106(6):1602. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00034975183136
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.08.019DOI Listing
December 2018

How should we manage type A aortic dissection?

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Jan 20;67(1):137-145. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Cox 630, Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11748-018-0957-3DOI Listing
January 2019

Single- Versus Double-Lung Transplantation in Pulmonary Fibrosis: Impact of Age and Pulmonary Hypertension.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 09 24;106(3):856-863. Epub 2018 May 24.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.04.060DOI Listing
September 2018

Extraanatomic Bypass of a Complex Adult Coarctation.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 09 3;106(3):e151-e154. Epub 2018 May 3.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.080DOI Listing
September 2018

"Just be careful not to fix 'em to death".

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 07 31;156(1):14-15. Epub 2018 Mar 31.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.089DOI Listing
July 2018

Concomitant surgical closure of left atrial appendage: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 09 12;156(3):1071-1080.e2. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.017DOI Listing
September 2018

Invited Commentary.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 07 13;106(1):106. Epub 2018 Feb 13.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Cox 652, Boston, MA 02114. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.030DOI Listing
July 2018

Teaching operative cardiac surgery in the era of increasing patient complexity: Can it still be done?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 05 10;155(5):2058-2065. Epub 2018 Feb 10.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.11.109DOI Listing
May 2018

A mind is like a parachute.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 02 10;155(2):699. Epub 2017 Nov 10.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass; Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.130DOI Listing
February 2018

Understanding why are we doing what we are doing.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 02;155(2):528-529

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass; Edward D. Churchill Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.090DOI Listing
February 2018

Weak evidence, strong opinions, and high expectations.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 12;154(6):1901-1902

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.07.008DOI Listing
December 2017

Aortic valve replacement associated with survival in severe regurgitation and low ejection fraction.

Heart 2018 05 1;104(10):835-840. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312024DOI Listing
May 2018

Post-Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Septal Defect Six Months following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Heart Surg Forum 2017 08 25;20(4):E162-E163. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://journal.hsforum.com/index.php/HSF/article/view/1763
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1763DOI Listing
August 2017

Early Outcomes of Acute Retrograde Dissection From the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 Summer;29(2):150-159. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

Department of Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Aortic Research Center, Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2016.10.004DOI Listing
September 2017

Bicuspid Aortic Valvulopathy and Associated Aortopathy: a Review of Contemporary Studies Relevant to Clinical Decision-Making.

Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 2017 Sep;19(9):68

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St., Cox Building, Rm 652, Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11936-017-0569-8
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11936-017-0569-8DOI Listing
September 2017

Hybrid approach to the management of infective endocarditis complicated by coronary artery embolism: a case report.

J Surg Case Rep 2017 Jun 30;2017(6):rjx110. Epub 2017 Jun 30.

Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjx110DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5491801PMC
June 2017

Bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy is not cancer.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 08 7;154(2):419-420. Epub 2017 Apr 7.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass; Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.04.001DOI Listing
August 2017

Is it time to take a new tack toward an old adversary?

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 07 24;154(1):97. Epub 2017 Mar 24.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass; Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.03.070DOI Listing
July 2017

Effective Leadership of Surgical Teams: A Mixed Methods Study of Surgeon Behaviors and Functions.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Aug 8;104(2):530-537. Epub 2017 Apr 8.

Department of Health Research and Policy, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5527126PMC
August 2017

2017 AHA/ACC Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Circulation 2017 06 15;135(25):e1159-e1195. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

Focused Update writing group members are required to recuse themselves from voting on sections to which their specific relationships with industry may apply; see Appendix 1 for detailed information. ACC/AHA Representative. ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Liaison. SCAI Representative. STS Representative. ASE Representative. AATS Representative. SCA Representative.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000503DOI Listing
June 2017

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiothoracic Residency Program.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 5;28(3):659-665. Epub 2016 Nov 5.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2016.10.011DOI Listing
September 2017

The more I learn the less I know.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 02;153(2):282-283

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.09.056DOI Listing
February 2017

Thoralf Mauritz Sundt III, MD: A Conversation With the Editor.

Am J Cardiol 2017 01 20;119(1):156-168. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.08.094DOI Listing
January 2017

Association between bicuspid aortic valve morphotype and regional dilatation of the aortic root and trunk.

Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Mar 12;33(3):341-349. Epub 2016 Nov 12.

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10554-016-1016-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6377809PMC
March 2017

Risk of Aortic Dissection in the Moderately Dilated Ascending Aorta.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2016 09;68(11):1209-1219

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Thoracic Aortic Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2016.06.025DOI Listing
September 2016

Contemporary insights into the management of type A aortic dissection.

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2016 10 9;14(10):1189-96. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

a Division of Cardiac Surgery , Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , MA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14779072.2016.1216315DOI Listing
October 2016

How should I treat a patient with a mechanical aortic valve prosthesis and recurrent intracranial bleeding on anticoagulation with a patent LIMA to LAD?

EuroIntervention 2016 Jun;12(3):408-11

Cardiovascular Division, Rayne Institute, BHF Centre of Research Excellence, King's College London, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJV12I3A69DOI Listing
June 2016

Setting the benchmark.

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 May 10;151(5):1339. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.03.005DOI Listing
May 2016

Surgical outcomes of infective endocarditis among intravenous drug users.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 09 12;152(3):832-841.e1. Epub 2016 Mar 12.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.02.072DOI Listing
September 2016

Characteristics and Outcomes of Ascending Versus Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms.

Am J Cardiol 2016 05 2;117(10):1683-1690. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

Massachusetts General Hospital Thoracic Aortic Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Division of Cardiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.02.048DOI Listing
May 2016

Guidelines or gospels?

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Jun 16;151(6):1472-4. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.02.017DOI Listing
June 2016

Are homografts superior to conventional prosthetic valves in the setting of infective endocarditis involving the aortic valve?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 May 23;151(5):1239-46, 1248.e1-2. Epub 2016 Jan 23.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.12.061DOI Listing
May 2016

Decisions, decisions: Chocolate, vanilla, or something else?

Authors:
Thoralf M Sundt

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Feb 30;151(2):339-40. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass; Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.10.103DOI Listing
February 2016

Surgical Strategies for Management of Mitral Regurgitation: Recent Evidence from Randomized Controlled Trials.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2015 Dec;17(12):67

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11883-015-0549-yDOI Listing
December 2015