Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy Prior to Esophagectomy in Elderly Patients is Not Associated With Increased Morbidity
Management of Postoperative Esophageal Leaks With the Polyflex Self-Expanding Covered Plastic Stent
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Low-Dose Steroid Therapy At An Early Phase of Postoperative Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Bronchoscopic Lung-Volume Reduction With One-Way Valves in Patients With Heterogenous Emphysema
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Long-term Pulmonary Function After Living-Donor Lobar Lung Transplantation in Adults
Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Lung in Adults
Risk of a Right Pneumonectomy : Role of Bronchopleural Fistula
Immediate and Long-Term Survival After Surgery for Lung Cancer in Heart Transplant Recipients
Transthoracic Endosonography for the Intraoperative Localization of Lung Nodules
Application of Robotic-Assisted Techniques to the Surgical Evaluation and Treatment of the Anterior Mediastinum
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Left Ventricular Reconstruction Benefits Patients With Dilated Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
Importance of Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Edge-to-Edge Technique to Treat Post-Mitral Valve Repair Systolic Anterior Motion and Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction
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Long-term Assessment of Mitral Valve Reconstruction With Resection of the Leaflets : Triangular and Quadrangular Resection
Combining Robotic Mitral Valve Repair and Microwave Atrial Fibrillation Ablation : Techniques and Initial Results
Video and Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery : A Comparison of the Port-Access and Transthoracic Clamp Techniques
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Minimally Invasive Port Access Versus Conventional Mitral Valve Surgery : Prospective Randomized Study
The Ross Operation : An Evaluation of a Single Institution's Experience
Impact of Valve Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch on Left Ventricular Mass Regression Following Aortic Valve Replacement
Impact of Concomitant Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on Hospital Survival After Aortic Root Replacement
Evaluation of Ventral Cardiac Denervation as a Prophylaxis Against Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Midterm Results of Pulmonary Vein Isolation for the Elimination of Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
Clinical Outcome of Patients With Deep Sternal Wound Infection Managed By Vacuum-Assisted Closure Compared to Conventional Therapy With Open Packing : A Retrospective Analysis
Perioperative Stroke and Long-Term Survival After Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery
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Waiting Time and Mortality After Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Comparison of Saphenous Vein and Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Patency By Coronary System
Coronary Revascularization Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass Versus the Conventional Approach in High-Risk Patients
Coronary Endarterectomy and Stent Removal in Patients With In-Stent Restenosis
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Revascularization of the Right Coronary Artery in Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting
Preoperative Assessment of the Radial Artery for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting : Is the Clinical Allen Test Adequate?
First Clinical Experience With the Vstent : A Device for Direct Left Ventricle-To-Coronary Artery Bypass
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Left Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Assessed By Means of Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Multidetector Computed Tomography Versus Coronary Angiogram in Evaluation of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts
Modification of Surgical Planning Based on Cardiac Multidetector Computed Tomography in Reoperative Heart Surgery
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection : An Analysis of Current Management Strategies in a Single Institution
Development of Left Atrioventricular Valve Regurgitation After Correction of Atrioventricular Septal Defect
Early Outcome After Glenn Shunt and Fontan Palliation and the Impact of Operation During Viral Respiratory Season : Analysis of a 19-Year Multi-Institutional Experience
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Early Results of the Bovine Jugular Vein Graft Used for Reconstruction of the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract
Adverse Mid-Term Outcome Following Rvot Reconstruction Using the Contegra Valved Bovine Jugular Vein
Modified Extrapleural Ligation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus : A Convenient Surgical Approach in a Developing Country
Does the Site of Insertion of a Systemic-Pulmonary Shunt Influence Growth of the Pulmonary Arteries?
Panel-Reactive Antibodies Late After Allograft Implantation in Children
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Neurologic Preservation By Na+-H+ Exchange Inhibition Prior to 90 Minutes of Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
Effects of Methylprednisolone and a Biocompatible Copolymer Circuit on Blood Activation During Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Comparison of Hydroxyethyl Starch and Ringer Lactate as a Prime Solution Regarding S-100Β Protein Levels and Informative Cognitive Tests in Cerebral Injury
Experimental Study of Replacing Circumferential Tracheal Defects With New Prosthesis
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The Bicircuit System : Innovative Perfusional Options for Surgical Treatment of the Thoracic Aorta
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Aortic Leaflet Replacement With the New 3F Stentless Aortic Bioprosthesis
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Tracheocele : Surgical and Thoracoscopic Findings
Endoscopic Carbon Dioxide Laser Division of Congenital Complete Tracheal Rings : A New Operative Technique
Pulmonary Hypoplasia in a 52-Year-Old Woman
Facilitated Midcab Using a Magnetic Coupling Device
Intraoperative Fracture of the Right Coronary Artery : Recognition and Management
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in a Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Type Ii Patient Using Hirudin
Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Liver Failure : A Possible Association With Leflunomide
Reinforcement of Saphenous Vein Graft With Eptfe Graft for Axillocoronary Bypass Grafting
Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect With Pseudoaneurysm Repair After Failed Percutaneous Closure
Managing Latex-Free Mitral Valve Replacement
Pseudoaneurysm of Ascending Aorta After Aortic Valve Replacement
Leiomyomatosis Metastatic to the Tricuspid Valve Complicated By Pelvic Hemorrhage
Emergency Management of Severe Right Ventricular Inflow Obstruction Secondary to a Metastatic Cardiac Tumor
Novel Repair for Obstructed Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection to Coronary Sinus
Surviving Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome : Utility of Open-Lung Biopsy and Large Doses of Dexamethasone
Multiple Pleural Destruction Due to Pleural Dissemination of Pulmonary Carcinoma Originating From Pneumothorax
Calcified Mass in the Right Atrium
Operative Endoscopy of the Airway With the Old-Fashioned Esophageal Dilators
A Technique for Annular Plication to Facilitate Sliding Plasty After Extensive Mitral Valve Posterior Leaflet Resection
A Simple Method of Triggering Balloon Counterpulsation Accurately During Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Abdominal Implantation of Loop Recorders in Infants and Children
Pharmacologic Strategies for Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation After Open Heart Surgery
Forty Years of Clinical Aprotinin Use : A Review of 124 Hypersensitivity Reactions
Surgical Therapy for End-Stage Achalasia : Reply
Surgical Therapy for End-Stage Achalasia
Use of Intracostal Sutures Reduces Thoracotomy Pain With Possible Risk of Lung Hernia : Another Measure for Prevention of Pain
Use of Intracostal Sutures Reduces Thoracotomy Pain With Possible Risk of Lung Hernia : Another Measure for Prevention of Pain
Is Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery An Optimal Approach for Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis?
Helicopter Injuries
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Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation : Toward a Solution or Still an Enigma?
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Optimizing Use of the Internal Thoracic Arteries for Total Myocardial Revascularization
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Hemolysis Caused By Regurgitant Blood Flow With High Shear Stress : An Intractable Complication After Mitral Valve Repair
Hemolysis Caused By Regurgitant Blood Flow With High Shear Stress : An Intractable Complication After Mitral Valve Repair
The Allen Test
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Papillary Fibroelastomas and Other Cardiac Tumors Should Be Resected on An Urgent Basis
A Bronchogenic Cyst of the Right Ventricular Endocardium
Granular Cell Tumor of the Trachea in a Child
Endovascular Control of Patent Internal Thoracic Artery Graft in Aortic Valve Surgery
Sternal Approximation for Bilateral Anterolateral Transsternal Thoracotomy for Lung Transplantation