Death Announcement

It is with deep sorrow that we report the death of the Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery's Editor-in-Chief, the cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Domingo Braile, at the age of 81 years. His contribution to science and medical education is immeasurable. May the Braile family feel comforted in this difficult time. Read more


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Special COVID-19 Impact on the Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Residents’ Learning Curve During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wildor Samir Cubas Llalle; David Bellido-Yarlequé; Cristian Yépez-Calderón; Priscilla Chávarry-Infante

Special COVID-19 Coronary Artery Bypass Graft During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lucas Molinari Veloso da Silveira; Gustavo Pampolha Guerreiro; Luiz Augusto Ferreira Lisboa; Omar Asdrúbal Vilca Mejía; Luís Roberto Palma Dallan; Luís Alberto Oliveira Dallan; Fabio B Jatene

The Prognostic Value of C-reactive Protein to Albumin Ratio in Patients with Isolated Degenerative Aortic Valve Stenosis Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement

Serkan Kahraman; Arda Can Dogan; Gokhan Demirci; Ali Riza Demir; Emre Yilmaz; Hicaz Zencirkiran Agus; Ali Kemal Kalkan; Fatih Uzun; Mehmet Erturk

Giant Left Atrium Associated with Massive Thrombus Formation 14 Years after Orthotopic Heart Transplantation

Krzysztof Bartus; Radoslaw Litwinowicz; Boguslaw Kapelak; Grzegorz Filip; Karol Wierzbicki; Randall J. Lee

Transaneurysmal Repair of a Giant Calcified Submitral Left Ventricular Aneurysm

Sachin Sanagar; Shantesh Kaushik; Sanjeev Jadhav; Saurabh Tiwari; Rahul Gupta

Unusual Presentation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Elderly Patient

Slobodan V. Micovic; Ivan M. Nesic; Miroslav D. Milicic; Petar M. Vukovic

Late Cardiac Tamponade in a Patient Victim of Penetrating Trauma – Case Report

Adnaldo da Silveira Maia; Alexandre Bichara da Cunha; Magnum Adriel Santos Pereira; Natalia Pompeu Chaves; Ricardo Silva de Morais; Lázaro Araújo de Almeida

Current Issue

Volume 35 - Issue 4 / 2020

1 - The “Great Family” of Cardiovascular Scientific Journals in Brazil

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):I-II


2 - Perspectives of the Young Cardiovascular Surgeon

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):III-V


3 - New ways of Communicating Science: Open Science and Open Access

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):VI-VII


4 - Cell-Based Therapies for Myocardial Regeneration in Heart Failure: 20 Years of Debate

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):VIII-XI


5 - Stentless Root Replacement versus Tissue Valves in Infective Endocarditis – A Propensity-Score Matched Study

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):411-419

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6 - Peripheral vs. Central Cannulation in Cardiac Reoperations: Technical Considerations and Outcomes

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):420-426

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8 - Nursing Guidelines on Cardiac Surgery and Parents’ Anxiety: Randomized Clinical Trial

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):437-444

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9 - Surgical Strategies and Results for Repair of Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect and Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals: Experience of a Single Tertiary Center

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):445-451

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11 - Concurrent Validity of the Static and Dynamic Measures of Inspiratory Muscle Strength: Comparison between Maximal Inspiratory Pressure and S-Index

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):459-464

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14 - Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Concomitant Dor Procedure: a Single Center Experience

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):477-483

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15 - Effect of Shenfu Injection on Isolated Empty Beating Hearts from Miniature Pigs

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):484-489

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16 - The Role of Vaccinium Myrtillus in the Prevention of Renal Injury in an Experimental Model of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):490-497

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18 - The Influence of Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity on Short-Term Functional Capacity in Patients with Mild Paravalvular Regurgitation Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):504-511

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19 - Tea Grape Reduces Abdominal Aortic Occlusion-Induced Lung Injury

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):512-520

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21 - Cardiovascular involvement in COVID-19: not to be missed

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):530-538

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22 - State-of-the-Art Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: a Literature Review

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):539-548

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23 - Three-Dimensional Printing: is it useful for Cardiac Surgery?

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):549-554

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24 - The Evolution of Mitral Valve Surgery: the Future in the Hand of Robots

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):555-564

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25 - Unusual Hydatid Cysts: Cardiac and Pelvic-Ilio femoral Hydatid Cyst Case Reports and Literature Review

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):565-572

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26 - Surgical Management of Left Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Presenting with Exertional Chest Pain

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):573-576

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28 - Constrictive Pericarditis with Extensive Calcification and Caseous Necrosis

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):580-583

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30 - Giant Aneurysm of The Non-Coronary Sinus of Valsalva

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):589-592

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31 - Cannot Extubate a Newborn Patient after an Arterial Switch Operation? Check Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals!

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):593-596

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32 - No-Touch Saphenous Vein Graft Harvesting to Maintain the Success of CABG: comments on the SUPERIOR SVG Trial

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):597-599


34 - Nitric Oxide: Renoprotective in Cardiac Surgery!

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):602-603


35 - COVID-19 should be a methylene blue “promoter”

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;35(4):604-605



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