Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Therapy
Adjuvant Radiation of Stage III Thymoma
Advanced Stage Thymomas and Thymic Carcinomas
INVITED COMMENTARY
Thoracic Epidural Versus Intercostal Nerve Catheter Plus Patient-Controlled Analgesia
Delayed Referral and Gram-Negative Organisms Increase the Conversion Thoracotomy Rate in Patients Undergoing Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Empyema
INVITED COMMENTARY
Surgical Results for Chronic Empyema Using Omental Pedicled Flap
The Findings of Surgical Lung Biopsy in HIV Patients in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Right Upper Lobe Venous Drainage Posterior to the Bronchus Intermedius
Successful Conservative Management in Iatrogenic Tracheobronchial Injury
INVITED COMMENTARY
Comparison of Open Versus Bedside Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy in the Cardiothoracic Surgical Patient
Reconstruction of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve With Involvement by Metastatic Node in Esophageal Cancer
Pharyngocolonic Anastomosis for Esophageal Reconstruction in Corrosive Esophageal Stricture
Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
EuroSCORE Predicts Long-Term Mortality After Heart Valve Surgery
INVITED COMMENTARY
Low-Dose International Normalized Ratio Self-Management
Small “Functional” Size after Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Repair for Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Replacement With and Without Chordal Preservation in a Rheumatic Population
10-Year Experience With the ATS Mechanical Valve in the Mitral Position
Long-Term Result of 1144 CarboMedics Mechanical Valve Implantations
Newly Developed Aortic Dissection in the Abdominal Aorta After Femoral Arterial Perfusion
Long-Term Results of Surgical Coarctectomy in the Adolescent and Young Adult With 18-Year Follow-Up
Transferring Diagnosis Versus Actual Diagnosis at a Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease
Is Hospital Procedure Volume a Reliable Marker of Quality for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery? A Comparison of Risk and Propensity Adjusted Operative and Midterm Outcomes
INVITED COMMENTARY
Determination of Histopathologic Risk Factors for Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in Cardiac Surgery
Effects of Obesity and Small Body Size on Operative and Long-Term Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Midterm Angiographic Patency and Vasoreactive Profile of Proximal Versus Distal Radial Artery Grafts
INVITED COMMENTARY
Disruption of Graft Endothelium Correlates With Early Failure After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Coronary Endarterectomy
Do Coronary Bypass Graft Flows Differ Between On-Pump and Off-Pump Operations?
Optimizing Saphenous Vein Site Selection Using Intraoperative Venous Duplex Ultrasound Scanning
Saphenous Vein Harvest With SaphLITE System Versus Conventional Technique
Renal Function After Cardiac Surgery Off- Versus On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
Total Leukocyte Control for Elective Coronary Bypass Surgery Does Not Improve Short-Term Outcome
INVITED COMMENTARY
Cardio Navigation
INVITED COMMENTARY
Clinical Outcome After Poststernotomy Mediastinitis
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor Upregulation in Response to Cell-Based Angiogenic Gene Therapy
INVITED COMMENTARY
Release of Nitric Oxide and Endothelium-Derived Hyperpolarizing Factor (EDHF) in Porcine Coronary Arteries Exposed to Hyperkalemia
Obstruction in Modified Blalock Shunts
Repair of Truncus Arteriosus and Aortic Arch Interruption
The Off-Pump Fontan Procedure by Simply Cross-Clamping the Inferior Caval Vein
Aortic Translocation in the Management of Transposition of the Great Arteries With Ventricular Septal Defect and Pulmonary Stenosis
In Vitro Flow Analysis of a Patient-Specific Intraatrial Total Cavopulmonary Connection
Optimal Size of a Monocusp Patch for Reconstruction of a Hypoplastic Pulmonary Root
INVITED COMMENTARY
Paravertebral Block With Ropivacaine 0.5% Versus Systemic Analgesia for Pain Relief After Thoracotomy
INVITED COMMENTARY
Midterm Clinical Experience With Microwave Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
Seeding of Human Endothelial Cells on Valve Containing Aortic Mini-Roots
Resection of the Entire Left Mainstem Bronchus for an Inflammatory Pseudotumor
A Novel Approach to the Management of Persistent Postpneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula
A Novel Procedure Using a Tissue Expander for Management of Persistent Alveolar Fistula After Lobectomy
Bacterial Pericarditis Due to Group F Streptococci as a Complication of Esophagomediastinal Fistula
Successful Treatment of a Posttraumatic Pulmonary Artery Pseudoaneurysm With Coil Embolization
Angiographic Embolization of a Traumatic Pulmonary Pseudoaneurysm
Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass and Catheter Based Coronary Intervention in One Operative Session
Localized Pericardial Hematoma Presenting With Acute Hypoxemia
Sutureless Repair With TachoComb Sheets for Oozing Type Postinfarction Cardiac Rupture
Recurrent Embolism in the Course of Marantic Endocarditis
Double Bioprosthetic Valve Replacement in Right-Sided Carcinoid Heart Disease
Pulmonary Autograft for Mitral Valve Replacement in Infants
Beating Heart Off-Pump Myocardial Revascularization in an Infant
Mild Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis With Left Coronary Obstruction in a Neonate
Preoperative ECMO in Transposition of the Great Arteries With Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension
Complete Replacement of the Supraaortic Branches and of the Aortic Arch Facilitated by a “Reversed” Elephant Trunk
Abnormal Anterior Papillary Muscle Causing Obstruction of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract
Aortic Homograft for Pulmonary Artery Augmentation in Single Lung Transplantation
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation With Right Axillary Artery Perfusion
Preoperative Balloon Sealing of a False Ascending Aortic Aneurysm for Safe Redo Sternotomy
Independent Ventilation of the Graft and Native Lungs In Vivo After Rat Lung Transplantation
Role of Thoracic Surgeons in the Diagnosis of Idiopathic Interstitial Lung Disease
Role of Radial Artery Graft in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Gender-Specific Practice Guidelines for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
The Price Thomas Maneuver for Mobilization of the Pulmonary Artery During Right Pneumonectomy
Present and Future Applications of Radio-Guided Technique
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Pulmonary Function May Be Prognostic But Should Not Preclude Lobectomy for Lung Cancer
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A Simple Solution to the “Foam” Problem
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Risk Factors for Respiratory Failure
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What Are the Real (Non-Intent to Treat—Isolated Sole Therapy) 5-Year Results of Ho
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Adverse Effects of Local or Systemic Application of Rapamycin for the Prevention of Neointimal Hyperplasia
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Durability of Stentless Bioprostheses for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction
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The Illustrated Compendium of Prosthetic Heart Valves
Novel Use of Weerda Laryngoscope to Remove Early Cervical Esophageal Cancer
Transaxillary Aortic Endoclamping for Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm and Dissected Descending Aorta
Introduction
Lillehei, Lewis, and Wangensteen
Cardiovascular Inventiveness Within the University of Minnesota Department of Surgery
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Surgery
Development of Mechanical Heart Devices
Thoracic Surgery Education-Past, Present, and Future
Current Status of Cellular Therapy for Ischemic Heart Disease
Current Status of Endoscopic and Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroprotection in Cardiac Surgery
Lillehei Heart Institute Lifetime Achievement Awards