Inauguration of Electronic-Only Publication With July 2004 Issue
the Complete Cardiothoracic Surgeon: Qualities of Excellence
the Hidden Cost of Medical Liability Litigation
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Transplantation of Myoblasts Into the Heart
Caring for the Residents: the View of Two Program Directors
Explaining Disparities in Access To High-Quality Cardiac Surgeons
INVITED COMMENTARY
Trainees Operating on High-Risk Patients Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A High-Risk Strategy?
Incidence of and Risk Factors for Perioperative Optic Neuropathy After Cardiac Surgery
Artificial Surface-Induced Cytokine Synthesis: Effect of Heparin Coating and Complement Inhibition
INVITED COMMENTARY
Peripheral Detection of S100Β During Cardiothoracic Surgery: What Are We Really Measuring?
INVITED COMMENTARY
Coronary Surgery Without Cardiotomy Suction and Autotransfusion Reduces the Postoperative Systemic Inflammatory Response
the Mitral Pulmonary Autograft: Assessment at Midterm
INVITED COMMENTARY
Risk of Repeat Mitral Valve Replacement for Failed Mitral Valve Prostheses
Edge-To-Edge Mitral Valve Repair: the Columbia Presbyterian Experience
Late Incidence and Determinants of Stroke After Aortic and Mitral Valve Replacement
INVITED COMMENTARY
Outcome After Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians
Systematic Review of the Outcome of Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Aortic Stenosis
Regurgitant Jet Evaluation Using Three-Dimensional Echocardiography and Magnetic Resonance
Axillary Artery Cannulation: Routine Use in Ascending Aorta and Aortic Arch Replacement
Elephant Trunk Procedure: Newer Indications and Uses
Repair of Aortic False Aneurysm Using Deep Hypothermia and Circulatory Arrest
INVITED COMMENTARY
Efficacy of Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization and Thoracic Sympathectomy for the Treatment of Refractory Angina
Impact of Diabetes on Outcome Following Isolated Minimally Invasive Bypass Grafting of the Left Anterior Descending Artery
Intraoperative Ischemia and Long-Term Events After Minimally Invasive Coronary Surgery
Left Internal Mammary Artery To the Left Anterior Descending Artery: Effect on Morbidity and Mortality and Reasons for Nonusage
Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting Is Better Than the Open Technique
Results of A Phase One Study on Robotically Assisted Myocardial Revascularization on the Beating Heart
Mandatory Versus Selective Preoperative Carotid Screening: A Retrospective Analysis
Instant Myocardial Blood Flow Monitor: Its Calibration and Assessment of Flow Capacity of the Intracoronary Shunt Tube
Establishing Right Ventricle-Pulmonary Artery Continuity by Autologous Tissue: An Alternative Approach for Prosthetic Conduit Repair
Outcome Analysis of Major Cardiac Operations in Low Weight Neonates
Postoperative Hypoxemia Exacerbates Potential Brain Injury After Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
Efficacy of Prophylactic Epicardial Pacing Leads in Children and Young Adults
INVITED COMMENTARY
Apical Right Ventriculotomy for Closure of Apical Ventricular Septal Defects
Gender Differences in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Survival: An Analysis of 4,618 Patients Diagnosed Between 1997 and 2002
INVITED COMMENTARY
Prognostic Significance of Perioperative Serum Carcinoembryonic Antigen in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Analysis of 1,000 Consecutive Resections for Clinical Stage I Disease
Clinicopathologic Features of Peripheral Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
Segmental Resection Spares Pulmonary Function in Patients With Stage I Lung Cancer
Twelve-Year Experience With Left Atrial Resection in the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Benefits of Surgery for Patients With Pulmonary Metastases From Colorectal Carcinoma
the Effect of Extent of Local Resection on Patterns of Disease Progression in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Comparison of Late Results of Basic Transsternal and Extended Transsternal Thymectomies in the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis
Early Experience With Robot-Assisted Surgery for Mediastinal Masses
INVITED COMMENTARY
Diffuse Pulmonary Infiltrates After Bone Marrow Transplantation: the Role of Open Lung Biopsy
Thoracoscopic Management of Postpneumonectomy Empyema
Endobronchial Histoplasmosis: A Masquerade of Primary Endobronchial Neoplasia—A Clinical Study of Four Cases
Thoracoscopic Evacuation of Retained Posttraumatic Hemothorax
INVITED COMMENTARY
Bronchoscopy Simulator Effectively Prepares Junior Residents To Competently Perform Basic Clinical Bronchoscopy
Inhaled Nitric Oxide Attenuates Apoptosis in Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury of the Rabbit Lung
Influence of Esophageal Carcinoma Operations on Gastroesophageal Reflux
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Transplantation of Myoblasts Into the Heart
Beating-Heart Epicardial Radiofrequency Ablation: Optimal Temperature Setting
INVITED COMMENTARY
Aortovenous Bypass Graft To the Posterior Left Ventricle in Absence of An Identifiable Coronary Artery
Repair of A Left Main Coronary Artery Aneurysm Using the Circumflex Femoral Artery As A Y-Interposition Graft
Off-Pump Reduction Aortoplasty and Concomitant Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Combined Repair of Extensive Aneurysm of the Ascending Aorta, Arch, and Descending Aorta
Nontraumatic Localized Dehiscence of the Proximal Ascending Aorta Through An Aortic Valve Commissure
Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery From Right Pulmonary Artery in An Infant With Coarctation of the Aorta
Constrictive Pericarditis Due To Coxiella Burnetii
Surgical Issues in Giant Right Ventricular Fibroma
Intravenous Leiomyomatosis Extending Into the Right Ventricle After Subtotal Hysterectomy
Budd-Chiari Syndrome and Portal Vein Thrombosis Due To Right Atrial Myxoma
Successful Therapy of Severe Pneumonia-Associated Ards After Pneumonectomy With Ecmo and Steroids
Infected Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation in An Adult
Spontaneous Biliopneumothorax (Thoracobilia) Following Gastropleural Fistula Due To Stomach Perforation by Nasogastric Tube
Sweet's Syndrome After Pneumonectomy
Spontaneous Intramural Esophageal Hematoma
Persistent Left Fifth Aortic Arch
Left Ventricular Compression 1 Year After Aortic Valvular Surgery
A New Technique for Aortic Valve Dysfunction: Reconstruction by Posterior Leaflet of Tricuspid Valve
A Simple Technique of Introducing Intracoronary Shunts for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Septal Myectomy With Loop Electrosurgical Electrode for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
Sternal Closure With Reabsorbable Pin and Cord in Pediatric Less Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Basic Mechanisms To Potential Therapies
Circular Vascular Stapling in Coronary Surgery
Fortieth Annual Meeting, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Coronary Artery Complications and the Ross Operation
Long-Term Durability of Three Mechanical Valves
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Aortic Valved Conduit With A Stented Xenograft
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How To Avoid Problems With Reduction Aortoplasty
How To Avoid Problems With Reduction Aortoplasty: Reply
Gas Embolization From the Left Ventricle and Aortic Root: A Possible Side Effect of High-Flow Gas Insufflation During Coronary Artery Surgery
Foscan-Mediated Photodynamic Therapy and Operation for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
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Persistent Air Leak After Pulmonary Resection: the Water-Valve “Foam” Problem
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the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Current Strategies in Heart Failure Management: Drugs To Devices Kentucky Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky August 27-29, 2004
Successful Surgical Management of A Neonate With A Saddle Pulmonary Embolus
An Endovascular Stent Relieves Celiac and Mesenteric Ischemia in Acute Aortic Dissection
Immature Intrapericardial Teratoma in A Newborn With Elevated Alpha-Fetoprotein
Use of Leveen Pleuroperitoneal Shunt for Refractory High-Volume Chylothorax
An Unusual Cause of Breathlessness After Lobectomy for Lung Cancer
A Nail in the Heart
Anomalous Left Bronchial Segmentation Associated With An Abnormal Left Pulmonary Artery Course
the “Elephant Trunk” Technique Made Easier
An Innovative Single-Stage Repair of Severe Asymmetric Pectus Excavatum Defects Using Substernal Mesh Bands