Breaking down the blood–brain barrier
Effect of ischemic time on survival in clinical lung transplantation
DISCUSSION
P53 gene protein overexpression predicts results of trimodality therapy in esophageal cancer patients
P53 gene protein overexpression predicts results of trimodality therapy in esophageal cancer patients
DISCUSSION
Long-term survival after thoracoscopic lung volume reduction: a multiinstitutional review
DISCUSSION
New telemetric system for daily pulmonary function surveillance of lung transplant recipients
DISCUSSION
Is there a role for pneumonectomy in pulmonary metastases?
Pharmacokinetics of liposomal aerosolized cyclosporine A for pulmonary immunosuppression
DISCUSSION
How should interlobar pleural invasion be classified? prognosis of resected T3 non-small cell lung cancer
Isolated tumor cells in bone marrow predict reduced survival in node-negative non-small cell lung cancer
Evaluation of the accuracy of preoperative staging in thoracic esophageal cancer
Evaluation of the accuracy of preoperative staging in thoracic esophageal cancer
Prognostic factors after surgical treatment of lung cancer invading the diaphragm
Prognostic value of bronchiolo-alveolar carcinoma component of small lung adenocarcinoma
Autologous heart cell transplantation improves cardiac function after myocardial injury
DISCUSSION
Brain SPECT imaging and neuropsychological testing in coronary artery bypass patients
DISCUSSION
Delta opioid receptors and low temperature myocardial protection
DISCUSSION
Total arterial coronary revascularization: techniques and results in 3,220 patients
Restricted posterior leaflet motion after mitral ring annuloplasty
Endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest: the effect on postoperative outcomes
DISCUSSION
Mitral commissurotomy, a technique outdated? long-term follow-up over a period of 35 years
Current evaluation of cardiac stab wounds
Hydrogen peroxide for prevention of bacterial growth on polymer biomaterials
Cardiac surgery in octogenarians: can elderly patients benefit? quality of life after cardiac surgery
Surgical treatment of behçet’s disease involving aortic regurgitation
Protective effects of ONO-5046·Na, a specific neutrophil elastase inhibitor, on postperfusion lung injury
The Edwards Prima stentless valve: hemodynamic performance at one year
Surgical repair of postinfarction structural failure of the posterobasal part of the heart
Outcome of previous tricuspid valve operation and arrhythmias in adult patients with congenital heart disease
Intraoperative and laboratory evaluation of skeletonized versus pedicled internal thoracic artery
Are older patients with mechanical heart valves at increased risk?
Measurement of troponin T to detect cardioprotective effect of trimetazidine during coronary artery bypass grafting
Myocardial recovery after mechanical support for acute myocarditis: is sustained recovery predictable?
Preoperative risk factors for right ventricular failure after implantable left ventricular assist device insertion
Arterial patch angioplasty for reconstruction of proximal coronary artery stenosis
Storage of radial artery grafts in blood increases vessel reactivity to vasoconstrictors in vitro
Storage of radial artery grafts in blood increases vessel reactivity to vasoconstrictors in vitro
A new optical immunoassay for detection of S-100B protein in whole blood
S100β after coronary artery surgery: release pattern, source of contamination, and relation to neuropsychological outcome
Partial versus full sternotomy for aortic valve replacement
Catastrophic hemorrhage on sternal reentry: still a dreaded complication?
Catastrophic hemorrhage on sternal reentry: still a dreaded complication?
Rescue for acute myocarditis with shock by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Can technetium 99m pyrophosphate be used to quantify myocardial injury in donor hearts?
The role of antithrombin III in the perioperative management of the patient with unstable angina
Economic outcome of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: a prospective randomized study
Economic outcome of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: a prospective randomized study
Mitral valve surgery after previous CABG with functioning IMA grafts
Ventricular assist device support in patients with mechanical heart valves
Hemostatic effects of aprotinin, tranexamic acid and ε-aminocaproic acid in primary cardiac surgery
Aortic root replacement with the Carboseal composite graft: 7-year experience with the first 100 implants
Aortic root replacement with the Carboseal composite graft: 7-year experience with the first 100 implants
Value of saphenous vein graft markers during subsequent diagnostic cardiac catheterization
Decreasing occupational risk related to blood-borne viruses in cardiovascular surgery in Paris, France
Improved clinical outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with coronary endarterectomy
Comparison of outcomes between living donor and cadaveric lung transplantation in children
Comparison of outcomes between living donor and cadaveric lung transplantation in children
DISCUSSION
Superiority of magnesium cardioplegia in neonatal myocardial protection
DISCUSSION
Surgical treatment of aortic arch hypoplasia in infants and children with biventricular hearts
DISCUSSION
Tissue engineering of autologous aorta using a new biodegradable polymer
Adjustable tourniquet to manipulate pulmonary blood flow after Norwood operations
Adjustable tourniquet to manipulate pulmonary blood flow after Norwood operations
Role of limited posterior thoracotomy for open-heart surgery in the current era
Healing the Heart of Croatia
Comparison of left and right atrial epicardial pacing in patients with congenital heart disease
Minimally invasive mechanical cardiac support without extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children awaiting heart transplantation
Surgical rescue for life-threatening hypoxemia caused by a mediastinal tumor
Severe diffuse atherosclerotic lesions of right gastroepiploic artery graft
Isolated right ventricular assist for postcardiotomy myocardial infarction
Severe diffuse atherosclerotic lesions of right gastroepiploic artery graft
Primary synovial sarcoma of the left heart
Right aortic arch with aberrant subclavian arteries: a cause of esophageal compression
Intraoperative subclavian artery stenting to salvage a LIMA graft
Heterotopic heart transplantation through a right thoracotomy
Implantation of a mechanical valve within a flexible mitral annular ring
Communicating bronchopulmonary pancreatic foregut malformation
Thymic cystectomy through subxyphoid by video-assisted thoracic surgery
Transhiatal esophagectomy in a patient with aberrant right subclavian artery
Transient dysfunction of the freestyle stentless xenograft
Esophageal tuberculosis: a rare presentation with massive hematemesis
Esophageal tuberculosis: a rare presentation with massive hematemesis
Successful surgical endarterectomy of a stented coronary artery
Absence of vasospasm in radial artery CABG on high-dose norepinephrine
Bacillus cereus prosthetic valve endocarditis
Repair of torn pulmonary artery in redo operation
Modified sliding leaflet technique for repair of the mitral valve
Vacuum-assisted closure in the treatment of poststernotomy mediastinitis
Pulmonary and cardiac imaging
Clinical experience with video-assisted thoracic sympathectomy through the retrosternal pulmonary junction
Mini-thoracotomy for diaphragmatic plication with thoracoscopic assistance
What’s past is prologue
Transmyocardial revascularization: the fate of myocardial channels
Treatment of pneumothorax with VATS and bullectomy under local anesthesia
Stentless valved composite graft for Bentall operation
Stentless valved composite graft for Bentall operation
Transaortic access for excision of a left ventricular myxoma
Transaortic access for excision of a left ventricular myxoma
Exsanguinating hemoptysis after pulmonary embolectomy
Management of exsanguinating hemoptysis during cardiopulmonary bypass
Management of exsanguinating hemoptysis during cardiopulmonary bypass
Management of exsanguinating hemoptysis during cardiopulmonary bypass
Nitric oxide for ARDS
Reduction of wound healing problems after median sternotomy
Reduction of wound healing problems after median sternotomy
Virtual reality imaging of chest wall and the heart
Virtual reality imaging of chest wall and the heart
Radial artery for coronary artery bypass grafting: 23-year graft patency
The plica transversa aortae: an addendum to the anatomic nomenclature of the heart
Public Affairs/Patient Advocacy and Media Affairs Subcommittee: introductory report and update
Thirty-sixth Annual Meeting January 31–February 2, 2000 Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida