Coronary Artery Bypass is Superior to Drug-Eluting Stents in Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease *
Stage IB Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancers: Are They All the Same?
Gemcitabine-Cisplatin Chemotherapy Before Lung Resection: A Case-Matched Analysis of Early Outcome
Distribution and Likelihood of Lymph Node Metastasis Based on the Lobar Location of Nonsmall-Cell Lung Cancer
Preoperative Serum Fibrinogen Level Predicts Postoperative Pulmonary Complications After Lung Cancer Resection
Serum Protein Expression Predicts Recurrence in Patients With Early-Stage Lung Cancer After Resection
Prognostic Value of Histology in Resected Lung Cancer With Emphasis on the Relevance of the Adenocarcinoma Subtyping
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer in Patients with Poor Lung Function
Gynecologic Cancers: Factors Affecting Survival After Pulmonary Metastasectomy
Prognostic Factors and Analysis of Microsatellite Instability in Resected Pulmonary Metastases From Colorectal Carcinoma
Evaluation of Techniques for Lung Transplantation Following Donation After Cardiac Death
Outcomes of Delayed Chest Closure After Bilateral Lung Transplantation
Early Pulmonary Resection for Mycobacterium Avium Complex Lung Disease Treated With Macrolides and Quinolones
Analgesic Effect of Electroacupuncture in Postthoracotomy Pain: A Prospective Randomized Trial
Extramedullary Hematopoiesis-Related Pleural Effusion: The Case of β-Thalassemia
Transthoracic Heller Myotomy for Esophageal Achalasia: Analysis of Long-Term Results
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Failed Antireflux Surgery: Results After Reoperation
Cobalt Chloride Pretreatment Attenuates Myocardial Apoptosis After Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
Spectrum of Aortic Operations in 300 Patients With Confirmed or Suspected Marfan Syndrome
Total Aortic Arch Replacement in Patients With Arch Vessel Anomalies
Limitations of EuroSCORE for Measurement of Risk-Stratified Mortality in Aortic Arch Surgery Using Selective Cerebral Perfusion: Is Advanced Age No Longer a Risk?
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Clinical and Radiologic Outcome of Off-Pump Coronary Surgery at 12 Months Follow-Up: A Prospective Randomized Trial
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Detection of Postoperative Cognitive Decline After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery is Affected by the Number of Neuropsychological Tests in the Assessment Battery
Neurocognitive Outcomes in Off-Pump Versus On-Pump Bypass Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Severity of Angina as a Predictor of Quality of Life Changes Six Months After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Reduced Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Immediately Extubated After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Impact of No-to-Moderate Mitral Regurgitation on Late Results After Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
Right Gastroepiploic Artery for Revascularization of the Right Coronary Territory in Off-Pump Total Arterial Revascularization: Strategies to Improve Patency
Multivessel Revascularization on the Beating Heart by Anterolateral Left Thoracotomy
Thromboxane Receptor Stimulation Suppresses Guanylate Cyclase-Mediated Relaxation of Radial Arteries
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Blood Supply of the Sternum and Its Importance in Internal Thoracic Artery Harvesting
Clinically Silent Cerebral Ischemic Events After Cardiac Surgery: Their Incidence, Regional Vascular Occurrence, and Procedural Dependence
Resuscitation of Non-Beating Donor Hearts Using Continuous Myocardial Perfusion: The Importance of Controlled Initial Reperfusion
Short- and Long-Term Results of Triple Valve Surgery in the Modern Era
Edge-to-Edge Tricuspid Valve Repair: An Adjuvant Technique for Residual Tricuspid Regurgitation
Safety of Targeted Perioperative Mupirocin Treatment for Preventing Infections After Cardiac Surgery
Anaerobic Metabolism During Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Predictive Value of Carbon Dioxide Derived Parameters
Induction of Interleukin-19 and Interleukin-22 After Cardiac Surgery With Cardiopulmonary Bypass
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Cerebral Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression is Reduced After Very Low Flow Bypass
Tissue Engineering of Autologous Human Heart Valves Using Cryopreserved Vascular Umbilical Cord Cells
Pravastatin Improves Remodeling and Cardiac Function After Myocardial Infarction by an Antiinflammatory Mechanism Rather than by the Induction of Angiogenesis
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Intrathecal Injection of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells Attenuates Neurologic Injury After Spinal Cord Ischemia
Valproic Acid Prevents Brain Injury in a Canine Model of Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest: A Promising New Approach to Neuroprotection During Cardiac Surgery
Fontan Completion in Infants
Natural History of Pulmonary Atresia With Intact Ventricular Septum and Right-Ventricle–Dependent Coronary Circulation Managed by the Single-Ventricle Approach
Late Results After Extended Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction in the Arterial Switch Operation
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Clinical Implication of Blood Levels of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Pediatric Patients on Mechanical Circulatory Support
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A Three-Dimensional Ring Annuloplasty for the Treatment of Tricuspid Regurgitation
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Successful Video-Assisted Mediastinoscopic Drainage of Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis
Plastic Bronchitis: Is Thoracic Duct Ligation a Real Surgical Option?
Huge Benign Mesenchymoma in Pharynx-Esophagus
Major Iatrogenic Tracheal Injury During Pneumonectomy: Conservative Treatment
Rapidly Growing Endobronchial Hamartoma With Bone Marrow Tissue
Mediastinal and Pulmonary Metastases of Malignant Ossifying Fibromyxoid Tumor
Surgical Repair of Incomplete Cleft Sternum and Cardiac Anomalies in Early Infancy
Stanford Type A Acute Aortic Dissection Caused by Blunt Trauma in a Patient with Situs Inversus
Management of Type A Aortic Dissection and a Large Pheochromocytoma: A Surgical Dilemma
Surgical Approach in Massive Intraoperative Atherosclerotic Embolism
Stent-Graft Repair of an Aortic Rupture Caused by Invasive Hemangiopericytoma
Biventricular Pacing 18 Months After Batista Operation
Arteriovenous Fistula After Laser-Assisted Pacemaker Lead Extraction
Replacement of the Quadricuspid Aortic Valve: Strategy to Avoid Complete Heart Block
Bivalirudin Anticoagulation for a Patient with Hypercoagulable Immune Syndromes Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery
Anterior Mitral Leaflet Reconstruction With Pericardium in a 1.9 kg Infant With Endocarditis
Early Cardiac Perforation After Atrial Septal Defect Closure With the Amplatzer Septal Occluder
Right Superior Vena Cava Draining in the Left Atrium: Anatomical, Embryological, and Surgical Considerations
Localized Fibrous Mesothelioma: An Extremely Rare Benign Pleural Tumor
Multislice Computed Tomographic Angiography: A Valuable Tool in the Diagnosis and Planning of Complex Cardiac Surgery
Preoperative Laparoscopic Ligation of the Left Gastric Vessels in Preparation for Esophagectomy
Modified Technique for Heterotopic Implantation of a Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Conduit
New Surgical Approach to Reduce Tethering in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation by Relocation of Separate Heads of the Posterior Papillary Muscle
Technique of Lung Retraction During Internal Mammary Artery Harvesting
Clinical Value of the WHO Classification System of Thymoma
Preoperative Chemotherapy and Postoperative Complications: A Closer Look
Chest Bottle “Foam” Problem Caused by Persistent Air Leak: An Alternative Solution
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Minimally Invasive Thoracic Retractors
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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy and Tuberculous Pericarditis
MagScrew Total Artificial Heart
Should Mitral Valve Prolapse, Even Though Commissural, Be Treated By Suturing Both Leaflets Together?
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Cannulation Strategy for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
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Ascending Aortic Distensibility is Impaired Before and After Surgical “Repair” of Coarctation
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Consensus Statement on Surgery Journal Authorship—2006 *
Author Index Volume 81 (January–June 2006)
Suject Index Volume 81 (January-June 2006)
Long-Term Management of Polychondritis with Serial Tracheobronchial Stents
Nonthoracotomy Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantation in a 2-Year-Old Infant With Long QT Syndrome
Late Cardiac Perforation After Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale
An Infected Intrapulmonary Bronchogenic Cyst
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Characterizing the Inflammatory Response to Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Children
Recognition and Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass Patients
Coagulopathy and Inflammation in Neonatal Heart Surgery: Mechanisms and Strategies
Effects of Circuit Miniaturization in Reducing Inflammatory Response to Infant Cardiopulmonary Bypass by Elimination of Allogeneic Blood Products
Neurologic Monitoring on Cardiopulmonary Bypass: What Are We Obligated to Do?
Factors Influencing Neurologic Outcome After Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass: What We Can and Cannot Control