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Submissions from 2018

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Why Do We Need Yet Another Left Atrial Appendage Occluder Device?, Kimberly Atianzar and Sameer Gafoor

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Reliability of the 123I-mIBG heart/mediastinum ratio: Results of a multicenter test-retest reproducibility study., Timothy M Bateman, Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, Daniel S Berman, Myron Gerson, Robert Gropler, Milena Henzlova, Fernando Mendoza, Michael Miyamoto, Mahesh Shah, and Frederick Weiland

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Creation and Implementation of an Outpatient Pathway for Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Department Setting: Results of an Expert Panel., Christopher W Baugh, Carol L Clark, Jason W Wilson, Ian G Stiell, Abraham G Kocheril, Krista K Luck, Troy D Myers, Charles V Pollack, Steven K Roumpf, Gery F Tomassoni, James M Williams, Brian B Patel, Fred Wu, and Jesse M Pines

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Left atrial shape predicts recurrence after atrial fibrillation catheter ablation., Erik T Bieging, Alan Morris, Brent D Wilson, Christopher J McGann, Nassir F Marrouche, and Joshua Cates

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Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Performed by Thoracic Surgeons as Effective as Thoracotomy., Daniel J Boffa, Andrzej S Kosinski, Anthony P Furnary, Sunghee Kim, Mark W Onaitis, Betty C Tong, Patricia A Cowper, Jessica R Hoag, Jeffrey P Jacobs, Cameron D Wright, Joe B Putnam, and Felix G Fernandez

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Dual versus single antiplatelet therapy after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: An updated meta-analysis., Rhanderson Cardoso, Leonardo Knijnik, Seamus P Whelton, Manuel Rivera, Ty J Gluckman, Thomas S Metkus, Roger S Blumenthal, and John W McEvoy

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Prevalence and Clinical Outcome of Athletes With Mitral Valve Prolapse., Stefano Caselli, Federica Mango, John Clark, Natesa G Pandian, Domenico Corrado, Camillo Autore, and Antonio Pelliccia

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Effect of Increasing Stent Length on 3-Year Clinical Outcomes in Women Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With New-Generation Drug-Eluting Stents: Patient-Level Pooled Analysis of Randomized Trials From the WIN-DES Initiative., Jaya Chandrasekhar, Usman Baber, Samantha Sartori, Giulio G Stefanini, Michele Sarin, Birgit Vogel, Serdar Farhan, Edoardo Camenzind, Martin B Leon, Gregg W Stone, Patrick W Serruys, William Wijns, Philippe G Steg, Giora Weisz, Alaide Chieffo, Adnan Kastrati, Stephan Windecker, Marie-Claude Morice, Pieter C Smits, Clemens von Birgelen, Ghada W Mikhail, Dipti Itchhaporia, Laxmi Mehta, Hyo-Soo Kim, Marco Valgimigli, Raban V Jeger, Takeshi Kimura, Søren Galatius, David Kandzari, George Dangas, and Roxana Mehran

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One-Year Analysis of the Prospective Multicenter SENTRY Clinical Trial: Safety and Effectiveness of the Novate Sentry Bioconvertible Inferior Vena Cava Filter., Michael D Dake, Timothy P Murphy, Albrecht H Krämer, Michael D Darcy, Luke E Sewall, Michael A Curi, Matthew S Johnson, Frank Arena, James L Swischuk, Gary M Ansel, Mitchell J Silver, Souheil Saddekni, Jayson S Brower, and Robert Mendes

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Effects of Body Mass Index on Clinical Outcomes in Female Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Drug-Eluting Stents: Results From a Patient-Level Pooled Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials., Michela Faggioni, Usman Baber, Arash Ehteshami Afshar, Gennaro Giustino, Samantha Sartori, Sabato Sorrentino, Philippe G Steg, Giulio G Stefanini, Stephan Windecker, Martin B Leon, Gregg W Stone, William Wijns, Patrick W Serruys, Marco Valgimigli, Edoardo Camenzind, Giora Weisz, Pieter C Smits, David E Kandzari, Soren Galatius, Clemens Von Birgelen, Raban V Jeger, Ghada W Mikhail, Dipti Itchhaporia, Laxmi Mehta, Rebecca Ortega, Hyo-Soo Kim, Adnan Kastrati, Alaide Chieffo, George D Dangas, Marie-Claude Morice, and Roxana Mehran

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4D flow MRI quantification of mitral and tricuspid regurgitation: Reproducibility and consistency relative to conventional MRI., Jennifer F Feneis, Espoir Kyubwa, Kimberly Atianzar, Joseph Y Cheng, Marcus T Alley, Shreyas S Vasanawala, Anthony N Demaria, and Albert Hsiao

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Emergency Department Discharge of Pulmonary Embolus Patients., W Frank Peacock, Craig I Coleman, Deborah B Diercks, Samuel Francis, Christopher Kabrhel, Catherine Keay, Jeffrey A Kline, Jacob Manteuffel, Peter Wildgoose, Jim Xiang, and Adam J Singer

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The evaluation and management of decompensated hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the emergency department., Matthew Gardner, Vidya Nair, Daniel Hu, and Susan Derry

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Open-cell stent and use of cone-beam CT enables a safe and effective coil embolization of true ophthalmic artery and anterior choroidal artery aneurysms with preservation of parent vessel: Clinical and angiographic results., Samuel Y Hou, Anna Luisa Kühn, Ajit S Puri, and Ajay K Wakhloo

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Anticoagulation in a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome and a mechanical heart valve: a case study., Daniel Hu, Osama Emara, Michael Ramos, and Cynthia B Aller

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in women., Dipti Itchhaporia

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Peripheral Arterial Disease in Women: an Overview of Risk Factor Profile, Clinical Features, and Outcomes., Qurat-Ul-Ain Jelani, Mikhail Petrov, Sara C Martinez, Lene Holmvang, Khaled Al-Shaibi, and Mirvat Alasnag

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Late Clinical Presentation of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement., Yoko Kagemoto, Andrew Weintraub, Natesa G Pandian, Hassan Rastegar, Neil Halin, and Frederick C Cobey

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Nanostim leadless pacemaker system: A longer waiting period after active fixation may reduce unnecessary repositioning., Hiro Kawata, Pranav M Patel, and Rajesh Banker

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Effect of Comorbidity On Unplanned Readmissions After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (From The Nationwide Readmission Database)., Chun Shing Kwok, Sara C Martinez, Samir Pancholy, Waqar Ahmed, Khaled Al-Shaibi, Jessica Potts, Mohamed Mohamed, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Nick Curzen, and Mamas A Mamas

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Relation Between Age and Unplanned Readmissions After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Findings from the Nationwide Readmission Database)., Chun Shing Kwok, Sunil V Rao, Ian Gilchrist, Sara C Martinez, Fakhr Al Ayoubi, Jessica Potts, Muhammad Rashid, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Phyo K Myint, and Mamas A Mamas

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Peripheral Distribution of Thrombus Does Not Affect Outcomes After Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy (Commentary)., Eric J Lehr and Juan Nicolas Pulido

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A Multi-omic Association Study of Trimethylamine N-Oxide., Ohad Manor, Niha Zubair, Matthew P Conomos, Xiaojing Xu, Jesse E Rohwer, Cynthia E Krafft, Jennifer C Lovejoy, and Andrew T Magis

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Internal Thoracic Artery to Middle Cerebral Artery Bypass Surgery: Cadaveric Feasibsility Study., Stephen Monteith, Oded Goren, Ragu Sampath, Eric Lehr, Akshal Patel, Paul J Choi, Joe Iwanaga, Marios Loukas, and R Shane Tubbs

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Cost and Outcome of Minimally Invasive Techniques for Coronary Surgery Using Robotic Technology., Chetan Pasrija, Zachary N Kon, Mehrdad Ghoreishi, Eric J Lehr, James S Gammie, Bartley P Griffith, Johannes Bonatti, and Bradley S Taylor

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Persistent sex disparities in clinical outcomes with percutaneous coronary intervention: Insights from 6.6 million PCI procedures in the United States., Jessica Potts, Alex Sirker, Sara C Martinez, Martha Gulati, Mirvat Alasnag, Muhammad Rashid, Chun Shing Kwok, Joie Ensor, Danielle L Burke, Richard D Riley, Lene Holmvang, and Mamas A Mamas

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Noninvasive ventilation and recruitment maneuvers after cardiac surgery: Are we doing enough?, Juan N Pulido

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The initial report on 1-year outcomes of the feasibility study of the VENITI VICI VENOUS STENT in symptomatic iliofemoral venous obstruction., Mahmood Razavi, William Marston, Stephen Black, Dana Bentley, and Peter Neglén

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The impact of a private sector living wage intervention on consumption and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a middle income country., David H Rehkopf, Katharine Burmaster, John C Landefeld, Sarah Adler-Milstein, Emily P Flynn, Maria Cecilia Acevedo, Jessica C Jones-Smith, Nancy Adler, and Lia C H Fernald

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Permanent Pacemaker Implantation After Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement., Matthew A Romano, Michael Koeckert, Mubashir A Mumtaz, Frank N Slachman, Himanshu J Patel, W Randolph Chitwood, Glenn R Barnhart, and Eugene A Grossi

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Impact of Aortic Root Anatomy and Geometry on Paravalvular Leak in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Extremely Large Annuli Using the Edwards SAPIEN 3 Valve., Gilbert H L Tang, Syed Zaid, Isaac George, Omar K Khalique, Yigal Abramowitz, Yoshio Maeno, Raj R Makkar, Hasan Jilaihawi, Norihiko Kamioka, Vinod H Thourani, Vasilis Babaliaros, John G Webb, Nay M Htun, Adrian Attinger-Toller, Hasan Ahmad, Ryan Kaple, Kapil Sharma, Joseph A Kozina, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Pinak Shah, Sameer A Hirji, Nimesh D Desai, Saif Anwaruddin, Dinesh Jagasia, Howard C Herrmann, Sukhdeep S Basra, Molly A Szerlip, Michael J Mack, Moses Mathur, Christina W Tan, Creighton W Don, Rahul Sharma, Sameer Gafoor, Ming Zhang, Samir R Kapadia, Stephanie L Mick, Amar Krishnaswamy, Nicholas Amoroso, Arash Salemi, S Chiu Wong, Annapoorna S Kini, Josep Rodés-Cabau, Martin B Leon, and Susheel K Kodali

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A Randomized Trial of the Optimum Duration of Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis Procedure in Acute Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism: The OPTALYSE PE Trial., Victor F Tapson, Keith Sterling, Noah Jones, Mahir Elder, Uttam Tripathy, Jayson Brower, Robert L Maholic, Charles B Ross, Kannan Natarajan, Pete Fong, Lee Greenspon, Houman Tamaddon, Amir R Piracha, Tod Engelhardt, John Katopodis, Vasco Marques, Andrew S P Sharp, Gregory Piazza, and Samuel Z Goldhaber

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Taking Systems Medicine to Heart., Kalliopi Trachana, Rhishikesh Bargaje, Gustavo Glusman, Nathan D Price, Sui Huang, and Leroy E Hood

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Epidemiology and contemporary management of abdominal aortic aneurysms., Brant W Ullery, Richard L Hallett, and Dominik Fleischmann

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Geometric Deformations of the Thoracic Aorta and Supra-Aortic Arch Branch Vessels Following Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair., Brant W Ullery, Ga-Young Suh, Kelsey Hirotsu, David Zhu, Jason T Lee, Michael D Dake, Dominik Fleischmann, and Christopher P Cheng

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A case of mislabeled textbooks: misnomer of the traditional "bicaval" view., Laura Vaskelyte, Stefan Bertog, Ilona Hofmann, Bojan Jovanović, Markus Reinartz, Predrag Matić, Sameer Gafoor, Kolja Sievert, and Horst Sievert

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Hypertension Across a Woman's Life Cycle., Nanette K Wenger, Anita Arnold, C Noel Bairey Merz, Rhonda M Cooper-DeHoff, Keith C Ferdinand, Jerome L Fleg, Martha Gulati, Ijeoma Isiadinso, Dipti Itchhaporia, KellyAnn Light-McGroary, Kathryn J Lindley, Jennifer H Mieres, Mary L Rosser, George R Saade, Mary Norine Walsh, and Carl J Pepine

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Whole-mount Confocal Microscopy for Adult Ear Skin: A Model System to Study Neuro-vascular Branching Morphogenesis and Immune Cell Distribution., Tomoko Yamazaki, Wenling Li, and Yoh-Suke Mukouyama

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Tissue Specific Origin, Development, and Pathological Perspectives of Pericytes., Tomoko Yamazaki and Yoh-Suke Mukouyama

Submissions from 2017

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Device-associated thrombus formation after left atrial appendage occlusion: A systematic review of events reported with the Watchman, the Amplatzer Cardiac Plug and the Amulet., Mathieu Lempereur, Adel Aminian, Xavier Freixa, Sameer Gafoor, Joelle Kefer, Apostolos Tzikas, Victor Legrand, and Jacqueline Saw

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Defibrillation thresholds with right pectoral implantable cardioverter defibrillators and impact of waveform tuning (the Tilt and Tune trial)., Niraj Varma, Raymond Schaerf, Steven Kalbfleisch, Rhea Pimentel, Mark W Kroll, and Ashish Oza