The Rationale for Incorporation of HIPAA Compliant Unique Patient, Surgeon, and Hospital Identifier Fields in The STS Database
A Clash of Rights
Outcomes After Repair of the Anterior Mitral Leaflet for Degenerative Disease
Toward a New Paradigm for the Reconstruction of Posterior Leaflet Prolapse
The Impact of Surgical Ventricular Restoration on Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Survival Prognosis and Surgical Management of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Transapical Mitral Valved Stent Implantation
The Influence of Annuloplasty Ring Geometry on Mitral Leaflet Curvature
Aortic Allograft Valve Reoperation
Cerebrovascular Events After Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement During a 9-Year Follow-Up Period
Analysis of Ascending and Transverse Aortic Arch Repair in Octogenarians
Invited Commentary
Curved Nitinol Stent-Graft Placement for Treating Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury
Invited Commentary
Improving Results of Open Arch Replacement
Influence of On-Pump Versus Off-Pump Techniques and Completeness of Revascularization on Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With or Without Surgical Ventricular Restoration
Is Aprotinin Safe to Use in a Cohort at Increased Risk for Thrombotic Events
Effects of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping on Graft Flow in Coronary Surgery
Invited Commentary
Radial Artery Harvesting for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Right Heart Dysfunction After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
The Apolipoprotein E ε4 Allele is not Associated With Cognitive Dysfunction in Cardiac Surgery
Invited Commentary
Epicardial Pulmonary Vein Isolation
Arrhythmia Surgery in Patients With and Without Congenital Heart Disease
Ventricular Function Deteriorates With Recurrent Coarctation in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Impact of Multiplanar Review of Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Data on Management of Congenital Heart Disease
Nitric Oxide and Milrinone
The Relationship Between Hospital Surgical Case Volumes and Mortality Rates in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Repeat Sternotomy in Congenital Heart Surgery
Phase I/II Trial of Hyperfractionated Radiation and Chemotherapy Followed by Surgery in Stage III Lung Cancer
Invited Commentary
The Treatment of Patients with Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer From N2 Disease
Multiple Lung Cancers Prognosis
Patient-Centered Quality Indicators for Pulmonary Resection
Invited Commentary
Radiotracer-Guided Thoracoscopic Resection is a Cost-Effective Technique for the Evaluation of Subcentimeter Pulmonary Nodules
Postthymectomy Myasthenia Gravis
Mediastinal Paragangliomas
Routine Use of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Pectus Excavatum in Adults
Invited Commentary
Foreign Bodies in Pleura and Chest Wall
Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum
Morphologic Assessment of Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds for Patch Tracheoplasty in a Canine Model
Revisional Surgery After Esophagectomy
Coupled Pacing Reverses the Effects of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation on the Left Ventricle
Invited Commentary
Thoracoscopic Construction of an Intrathoracic Esophagogastric Anastomosis Using a Circular Stapler
Invited Commentary
Coronary Artery Spasm
Percutaneous Treatment of Periprosthetic Mitral Valve Leaks
Highly Fenestrated Septum Primum Leads to Failure of Amplatzer Septal Defect Closure
Intraventricular Patch Repair Through an Extended Aortotomy for Repeated Left Ventricular Rupture After Mitral Valve Replacement
Emergency Surgery After Saphenous Vein Graft Perforation Complicated by Catheter Balloon Entrapment and Hemorrhagic Shock
Endomyocardial Fibrosis in an Adult Mimicking Left Ventricular Mass
Right Atrial Chemodectoma With Atypical Chest Pain
Emergency Surgery for Left Atrial Metastatic Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Manifesting as a Right Atrial Mass
Missing Left Atrial Thrombus
Reconstruction of Large Post-Sternotomy Wound With Bilateral “V-Y Fasciocutaneous Advancement Flaps”
Transverse Plate Fixation of Sternum
Right-Sided Univentricular Cardiac Assistance in a Failing Fontan Circulation
Successful Repair of a Subtotal Rupture of Distal Tracheobronchial Tree With Complete Abridgment of the Right Bronchus in a 4-Year-Old Child
Bronchopleural Fistula Repair Using Combined Breast Parenchymal and Pectoralis Major Musculocutaneous Flap
A Rare Case of Primary Pleomorphic Adenoma in Main Bronchus
Giant Circumflex Coronary Artery Fistula to the Superior Vena Cava in Patient With Multiple Valvular Disease
Transperitoneal Migration of an Abdominal Epicardial Pacemaker
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Connection With an Unusual Drainage
Simultaneous Lung and Spine Impalement From a Fractured Humerus After Blunt Trauma
Brain Protection by Using Innominate Artery Cannulation During Aortic Arch Surgery
A Novel Technique of Supra-Annular Mitral Valve Replacement
Novel Retractor for Lymph Node Dissection by Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Efficacy and Safety of Recombinant Activated Factor VII to Control Bleeding in Nonhemophiliac Patients
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting After Previous Stenting is Associated With Compromised Long-Term Efficacy
Do Different Techniques of Left Internal Mammary Graft Harvesting Really Affect Hospital Outcome?
Postoperative Complications After Cardiac Surgery and HIT
Brachial Cannulation Instead of Axillary and Subclavian Cannulation
The Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap in Mediastinal Tracheostomy Reconstruction
Postoperative Pneumonia After Major Pulmonary Resections