Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief:

Igor Rudez, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiac and Transplant Surgery
University Hospital Dubrava
Croatia
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Associate Editor:

Curt Tribble, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
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Founder and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Mark M. Levinson, MD
Department of Cardiology
Confluence Health
Wenatchee, Washington, USA
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Assistant Editors

Davor Baric, MD, PhD
Dubrava University Hospital
Zagreb, Croatia
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Ben Bidstrup, FRACS, FRCSEd
University of Queensland
Holy Spirit Northside Northside Clinical School Hospital
Chermside Queensland, Australia
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Daniel Unic, MD, PhD
Dubrava University Hospital
Zagreb, Croatia
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Song Wan, MD, FRCS
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong, China
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Editorial Board

Lishan Aklog, MD
Pavilion Holdings Group
Purchase, New York, USA
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Tohru Asai, MD
Shiga University of Medical Science
Otsu, Japan
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Roberto Battellini, MD
Hospital Italiano Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Federico Jose Benetti, MD
Fundación Benetti
Rosario, Argentina
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Castigliano M. Bhamidipati
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR, USA
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William E. Cohn, MD
Texas Heart Institute
Houston, Texas, USA
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Michael S. Firstenberg, MD
The Summa Health Care System
Akron, Ohio, USA
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Jan D. Galla, MD
Englewood Hospital
Englewood, New Jersey, USA
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Changqing Gao, MD
Institute of Cardiac Surgery
Chinese PLA General Hospital
Bejing, China
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Hrvoje Gasparovic, MD, PhD, FETCS
Assoc. Professor of Surgery Director
Department of Cardiac Surgery
University Hospital Rebro
Zagreb, Croatia
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Vassilios Gulielmos, MD
Geniki Kliniki Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, Greece
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Amer Harky, MD
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Philip Hess Jr., MD
Shands Hospital, University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
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Hitoshi Hirose, MD,
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, USA
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Mehmet Kaplan
Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey
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Tomislav Klokocovnik
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
University Medical Center Ljubljana
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Michael Knaut, MD
Heart Center Dresden University Hospital,
Dresden, Germany
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Emmanuel Lansac, MD, PhD
L'Institut Mutualiste Montsouris
Paris, France
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Tong Liu, MD
The Second Hospital of Tianjin Medical University
Tianjin, China
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Tomas D. Martin, MD
University of Florida Hospital
Orlando, Florida, USA
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John Murkin, MD, FRCPC
London Health Sciences Centre
London, Ontario, Canada
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Oztekin Oto, MD, FESC, FACC
Dokuz Eylul University Hospital
Izmir, Turkey
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Mohd Ramzisham Abdul Rahman, MD
Heart & Lung Centre, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Goya V. Raikar, MD
Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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Lucas Ramirez-Gil, MD
Department of Surgery, Universidad de Antioquia Chairman of Cardiovascular Surgery
Hospital General de Medellin Medellin
Colombia, Colombia
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Hermann Reichenspurner, MD
University Hospital Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany
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Friedrich-Christian Riess, MD
Albertinen Heart Center
Hamburg, Germany
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Petar Risteski, MD
University Hospital Zürich,
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Zürich, Switzerland
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Edward P. Raines, MD
Cardiovascular Institute of Faith Regional Health Services
Norfolk, Nebraska, USA
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Matthew A. Romano, MD
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Donald Ross, FRACS
The Royal North Shore Hospital
Sydney, Australia
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Hossein Shayan
Royal Columbian Hospital
British Columbia, Canada
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Gregory D Trachiotis
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
The George Washington University Medical Center
Washington, D.C., USA
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Hendrik Treede, MD, PhD
University Heart Center Hamburg
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Martinistrasse 52
Hamburg, Germany
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Christina Vassileva, MD
SIU School of Medicine
Springfield, Illinois, USA
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Murali Prabhakaran Vettath
MEITRA HOSPITAL Kozhikode
Kerala, India
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Grayson H. Wheatley III
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Leora Yarboro, MD
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
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Vipin Zamvar, MD, FRCS
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Tao Zhang, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong First Medical University
Jinan, Shandong, China
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Xin Zhang, MD
Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University
Department of Geriatrics
Wuhan, Hubei, China
ORCID

Lin Zhao, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology
The Third Xiangya Hospital of the Central South University
Changsha, Hunan, China
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