Challenges in Reversing Esophageal Discontinuity Operations
Immunohistochemistry Analysis of Micrometastasis in Pretreatment Lymph Nodes From Patients With Esophageal Cancer
The Risk of Second Primary Tumors After Resection of Stage I Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Lobectomy for Stage I Lung Cancer
A Clinicopathological Study of Resected Subcentimeter Lung Cancers: A Favorable Prognosis for Ground Glass Opacity Lesions
Pneumonectomy for Stage I (T1N0 and T2N0) Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer Has Potent, Adverse Impact on Survival
Intraoperative Solumedrol Helps Prevent Postpneumonectomy Pulmonary Edema
Pharmacokinetics After Pulmonary Artery Perfusion With Gemcitabine
Thymic Carcinoma: Involvement of Great Vessels Indicates Poor Prognosis
Comparison of the Immediate Postoperative Outcome of Using the Conventional Two Drains Versus a Single Drain After Lobectomy
The Effect of Standard Posterolateral Versus Muscle-Sparing Thoracotomy on Multiple Parameters
A Prospective, Double-Blinded, Randomized Trial Evaluating the Use of Preemptive Analgesia of the Skin Before Thoracotomy
Tetralogy of Fallot With Subarterial Ventricular Septal Defect
Expanding the Indications for Pulmonary Valve Replacement After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot
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Liberal Use of Tricuspid Valve Detachment for Transatrial Ventricular Septal Defect Closure
Comparative Long-Term Results of Surgery Versus Balloon Valvuloplasty for Pulmonary Valve Stenosis in Infants and Children
Early Experience With a Modified Norwood Procedure Using Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduit
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Transverse Arch Hypoplasia May Predispose Patients to Aneurysm Formation After Patch Repair of Aortic Coarctation
Mild to Moderate Mitral Regurgitation in Patients Undergoing Coronary Bypass Grafting: Effects on Operative Mortality and Long-Term Significance
Allogeneic Blood Transfusion Requirements After Minimally Invasive Versus Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement: A Risk-Adjusted Analysis
Mass Regression in Aortic Stenosis After Valve Replacement With Small Size Pericardial Bioprosthesis
Cardiac Surgery in Patients Infected With the Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Gender Influence on Cognitive Function After Cardiac Operation
Expanded Use of Suction and Stabilization Devices in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Do Hospitals With Low Mortality Rates in Coronary Artery Bypass Also Perform Well in Valve Replacement?
Conversion in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Analysis of Predictors and Outcomes
Heparin-Coated Circuits and Reduced Systemic Anticoagulation Applied to 2500 Consecutive First-Time Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Procedures
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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Type II Diabetic Patients: A Comparison Between Insulin-Dependent and Non-Insulin-Dependent Patients at Short- and Mid-Term Follow-Up
Is the Hospital Volume-Mortality Relationship in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery the Same for Low-Risk Versus High-Risk Patients?
Mid-Term Results of Combined Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization and Coronary Artery Bypass
Continuous Axial-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device (Jarvik 2000) Maintains Kidney and Liver Perfusion for up to 6 Months
Myosplint Decreases Wall Stress Without Depressing Function in the Failing Heart: A Finite Element Model Study
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Brain Protection Using Antegrade Selective Cerebral Perfusion: A Multicenter Study
Safety of Lumbar Drains in Thoracic Aortic Operations Performed With Extracorporeal Circulation
The Incidence of Transient Neurologic Dysfunction After Ascending Aortic Replacement With Circulatory Arrest
Late Reoperation for Proximal Aortic and Arch Complications After Previous Composite Graft Replacement in Marfan Patients
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Is Extended Arch Replacement for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection an Additional Risk Factor for Mortality?
pH-Stat Versus Alpha-Stat Perfusion Strategy During Experimental Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest: A Microdialysis Study
Myocardial Protection With Intermittent Cold Blood During Aortic Valve Operation: Antegrade Versus Retrograde Delivery
ONO-6818, a Novel, Potent Neutrophil Elastase Inhibitor, Reduces Inflammatory Mediators During Simulated Extracorporeal Circulation
Protection of Myocardium by Cyclosporin A and Insulin: In Vitro Simulated Ischemia Study in Human Myocardium
Comparison of Developmental Endothelial Locus-1 Angiogenic Factor With Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in a Porcine Model of Cardiac Ischemia
Intra-Myocyte Ion Homeostasis During Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury: Effects of Pharmacologic Preconditioning and Controlled Reperfusion
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Atrial Compartment Operation for Atrial Fibrillation: To Isolate the Left Atrium or Not?
Cariporide is Cardioprotective After Iatrogenic Ventricular Fibrillation in the Intact Swine Heart
Reducing the Incidence and Severity of Pericardial Adhesions With a Sprayable Polymeric Matrix
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A Pulmonary Cavernous Hemangioma Causing Massive Hemoptysis
Weerda Diverticuloscope: Novel Use to Remove Embedded Esophageal Foreign Bodies
Papillary Adenocarcinoma in a Thymic Cyst: A Pitfall of Thoracoscopic Excision
Surgery for Unilateral Absence of Pulmonary Artery Using Autologous Tissue
Staged Biventricular Repair of Taussig-Bing Anomaly With Subaortic Stenosis and Coarctation of Aorta
Successful Treatment for Intraoperatively Evolving Acute Aortic Dissection in a Neonate
Reimplantation of Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Arising From the Pulmonary Trunk Leading to Normal Coronary Flow Reserve Late After Surgery
Orthotopic Cardiac Transplantation 30 Months After Successful Dynamic Cardiomyoplasty
Circumflex Artery Stenosis Induced by Intraoperative Radiofrequency Ablation
Thrombolytic Therapy for Delayed, In-Hospital Stroke After Cardiac Surgery
Aortic Arch Homograft as a Bypass Conduit for Superior Vena Cava Obstruction
Preoperative Construction of an Extracranial Arterial Shunt for Resection of an Aortic Arch Aneurysm With Occluded Left Carotid Artery
Aortic Dissection Coexistent With Two Saccular Aneurysms
Infectious Endocarditis of a Chiari Network
Successful Resection of a Symptomatic Right Ventricular Lipoma
MDCT Scan Visualizes the Adamkiewicz Artery
Giant Postdissection Aneurysm of the Ascending Aorta After Aortic Valve Replacement
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy Using Anterior Chest Wall Lifting Method
A Technique for Aortic Valve Replacement on the Beating Heart With Continuous Retrograde Coronary Sinus Perfusion With Warm Oxygenated Blood
Homemade Mitral Ring
Warning Hint of a Hidden Early Left Main Stem Bifurcation During Antegrade Cardioplegia
Active, Specific Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer: Hurdles and Strategies Using Genetic Modification
Lung Cancer and Cyclooxygenase-2
Legal Consequences of Disregarding the Wishes of a Patient
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Continuous Retrograde Cardioplegia Simplifies Aortic Valve Replacement in the Presence of a Patent Internal Mammary Artery
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Randomized Trial of Stentless Versus Stented Bioprostheses for Aortic Valve Replacement
Are Composite Y-Grafts Able to Fully Respond to the Left Coronary System Flow Demand Early After Coronary Bypass Graft?
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Early Ischemic Preconditioning for Spinal Cord Protection
Thoracic Surgery, 2nd Edition
Understanding Disparities in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Outcomes in African Americans: San Diego, California, January 30, 2003
Letter From The Secretary of Health and Human Services
Understanding Disparities in Outcomes in Cardiovascular Medicine and Thoracic Oncology in African-American Patients
Historical Perspectives on the Care of African Americans With Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiac Surgery in African Americans
Lung Cancer in African Americans
Geographical Distribution and Racial Disparity in Esophageal Cancer
Impact of Renal Disease in Cardiovascular Surgery: Emphasis on the African-American Patient
Unequal Treatment: Report of the Institute of Medicine on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare