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      We are delighted to announce that the Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery has been

      selected by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) for immediate indexing 

      in the following products: 

      - Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®)

      - Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition

      - Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine

      The journal is already abstracted and indexed by PubMed, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

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  • Jérôme G. M. Jungschleger, Sergey Yu Boldyrev, et al.
    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK and Ochapowski Regional Hospital #1, Krasnodar, Russia

    In this narrated video, Dr Boldyrev from the Ochapowski Regional Hospital in Krasnodar (Russia), together with colleagues from the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom), present a case of orthotopic heart transplantation in a 43-year old male recipient with myocarditis-induced dilated cardiomyopathy.

  • Hugh G, Auchincloss and Douglas J. Mathisen
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

    This video presents a case of a 64 year old female with post-intubation tracheal stenosis. Three years prior to presentation, she had undergone craniotomy for a meningioma and developed postoperative respiratory failure requiring prolonged intubation and tracheostomy. Several months later, she developed stridor and shortness of breath and was diagnosed with stenosis at the site of her prior tracheal stoma.

  • Nimesh D. Desai, et al.
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

    This video from the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates double transposition and single branched TEVAR for total arch replacement in a 59-year-old male who presented with a 7 cm chronically dissected arch and distal aorta, on a background of previous DeBakey I dissection repair.

  • Asishana Osho, Uma Sachdeva, Cameron Wright, Ashok Muniappan
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

    This case review centers on a 54-year-old female who suffered smoke inhalation injury as a result of a house fire. Following prolonged intubation, mechanical ventilation, open tracheostomy tube placement and recurrent pneumonia, the patient was diagnosed with a tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF). This video illustrates a re-do repair of her TEF via a cervical approach

  • Emerging Mitral Technologies

    Tom Nguyen               Vinod Thourani   

    Extracorporeal Life Support for Refractory Heart Failure

    Antonio Loforte

    Robotic Thoracic Surgery

    Sasha Stamenkovic

    Advanced Techniques in AVR

    Emmanuel Lansac & Ismail El-Hamamsy

    Type A & Type B Intramural Hematoma

    Edward Chen & Santi Trimarchi


    Martin Misfeld

    Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass

    Tohru Asai

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