Essential articles: Cardiothoracic/Cardiac

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Khan JM, et al. Transcatheter Electrosurgery: JACC State-of-the-Art Review J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Mar 31;75(12):1455-1470. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.01.035. 

Editors. American Association for Thoracic Surgery/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation guidelines on selected topics in mechanical circulatory support J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Mar;39(3):187-219. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.1329. 

Giustino G, et al. Mortality After Repeat Revascularization Following PCI or CABG for Left Main Disease: The EXCEL Trial JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Feb 10;13(3):375-387. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2019.09.019. 

Holm NR, et al. Percutaneous coronary angioplasty versus coronary artery bypass grafting in the treatment of unprotected left main stenosis: updated 5-year outcomes from the randomised  non-inferiority NOBLE trial Lancet. 2020 Jan 18;395(10219):191-199. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)32972-1. 

Seese L, et al. The Impact of Major Postoperative Complications on Long-Term Survival After Cardiac Surgery Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul;110(1):128-135. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.09.100. 

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