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SUPERIOR VENA CAVA TO PULMONARY ARTERY ANASTOMOSIS: AN ADJUNCT TO BIVENTRICULAR REPAIR
REPAIR OF INTERRUPTED AORTIC ARCH: A TEN-YEAR EXPERIENCE
SCIMITAR SYNDROME: TWENTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE AND RESULTS OF REPAIR
FACTORS IN THE EARLY FAILURE OF CRYOPRESERVED HOMOGRAFT PULMONARY VALVES IN CHILDREN: PRESERVED IMMUNOGENICITY?
PULMONARY ARTERY GROWTH AFTER BIDIRECTIONAL CAVOPULMONARY SHUNT: IS THERE A CAUSE FOR CONCERN?
MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION IN NORMAL AND HYPOXICALLY STRESSED NEONATAL HEARTS: THE SUPERIORITY OF HYPOCALCEMIC VERSUS NORMOCALCEMIC BLOOD CARDIOPLEGIA
LOOKING FOR THE ARTERY OF ADAMKIEWICZ: A QUEST TO MINIMIZE PARAPLEGIA AFTER OPERATIONS FOR ANEURYSMS OF THE DESCENDING THORACIC AND THORACOABDOMINAL AORTA
RATIONALE OF THE COX MAZE PROCEDURE FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION DURING REDO MITRAL VALVE OPERATIONS
CORONARY-CORONARY BYPASS GRAFT: AN ARTERIAL CONDUIT-SPARING PROCEDURE
GEOMETRIC MISMATCH OF THE AORTIC AND PULMONARY ROOTS CAUSES AORTIC INSUFFICIENCY AFTER THE ROSS PROCEDURE
SURGICAL TREATMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC AND MILDLY SYMPTOMATIC MITRAL REGURGITATION
RISK FACTORS FOR STROKE IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING
HUMAN AORTIC VALVE ALLOGRAFTS ELICIT A DONOR-SPECIFIC IMMUNE RESPONSE
PORT-ACCESS MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT IN DOGS
DOES SUCCESSFUL BRIDGING WITH THE IMPLANTABLE LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE AFFECT CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION OUTCOME?
LIVING-DONOR LOBAR LUNG TRANSPLANTATION EXPERIENCE: INTERMEDIATE RESULTS
INTERMEDIATE-TERM RESULTS AFTER EN BLOC DOUBLE-LUNG TRANSPLANTATION WITH BRONCHIAL ARTERIAL REVASCULARIZATION
REGULATORY EFFECTS OF INTERLEUKIN-10 ON LUNG ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY
NICORANDIL, A POTENT ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATE-SENSITIVE POTASSIUM-CHANNEL OPENER, AMELIORATES LUNG ALLOGRAFT REPERFUSION INJURY
INDUCTION OF TOLERANCE TO AN EXPERIMENTAL CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT THROUGH INTRATHYMIC INOCULATION OF CLASS II MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX DISPARATE ANTIGENS
RESULTS OF 150 CONSECUTIVE BILATERAL LUNG VOLUME REDUCTION PROCEDURES IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE EMPHYSEMA
SHOULD LUNG VOLUME REDUCTION FOR EMPHYSEMA BE UNILATERAL OR BILATERAL?
DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA AND ASSOCIATED ANEMIA: RESPONSE TO SURGICAL TREATMENT
ACUTE AND CHRONIC MORBIDITY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MUSCLE-SPARING AND STANDARD LATERAL THORACOTOMIES
RESULTS OF VIDEO-ASSISTED THYMECTOMY IN PATIENTS WITH MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
POSTOPERATIVE CHYLOTHORAX
POSTPNEUMONECTOMY BRONCHOPLEURAL FISTULA AFTER SUTURED BRONCHIAL CLOSURE: INCIDENCE, RISK FACTORS, AND MANAGEMENT
GENE THERAPY FOR LUNG CANCER: ENHANCEMENT OF TUMOR SUPPRESSION BY A COMBINATION OF SEQUENTIAL SYSTEMIC CISPLATIN AND ADENOVIRUS-MEDIATED p53 GENE TRANSFER
ISCHEMIC PRECONDITIONING IN CARDIAC SURGERY: A WORD OF CAUTION
FALSE-POSITIVE DIAGNOSIS OF ASCENDING AORTA DISSECTION BY SINGLE-PLANE TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
STENTED ELEPHANT TRUNK PROCEDURE FOR AN EXTENSIVE ANEURYSM INVOLVING DISTAL AORTIC ARCH AND DESCENDING AORTA
CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS FOR HEPARIN-INDUCED THROMBOCYTOPENIA: MANAGEMENT WITH A HEPARIN-BONDED CIRCUIT AND ENOXAPARIN
REOPERATION FOR ANEURYSMAL DISEASE OF THE ASCENDING AORTA IN PATIENTS WITH CONCOMITANT AORTIC VALVE INCOMPETENCE
NITRIC OXIDE ACTIVITY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS
VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC LOCAL EXCISION OF PULMONARY ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA
BRONCHIAL NECROSIS INDUCED BY INHALATION OF AN IRON TABLET
COMPLICATIONS OF FEMORAL ARTERY CANNULATION FOR PERIOPERATIVE MONITORING IN CHILDREN
PRELIMINARY CLINICAL RESULTS OF IMPLANTATION OF BIODEGRADABLE PERICARDIAL SUBSTITUTE IN PEDIATRIC OPEN HEART OPERATIONS
STERNAL HEMANGIOMA: A RARE TUMOR
DIAGNOSTIC USE OF INHALED NITRIC OXIDE AFTER NEONATAL CARDIAC OPERATIONS
Leukocyte and platelet depletion with a blood cell separator
Arterial switch procedure without coronary relocation: A late complication
Extended survival with a porcine mitral valve bioprosthesis
F1. EFFICIENT TRANSFER OF OLIGONUCLEOTIDE AND PLASMID DNA INTO WHOLE HEART THROUGH CORONARY ARTERY
F2. TIROFIBAN PROVIDES “PLATELET ANESTHESIA” DURING CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS IN BABOONS
F3. CORRELATION OF FUNCTIONAL PROGNOSIS WITH MYOCARDIAL MORPHOLOGY AND METABOLISM IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY
F4. ASPARTATE/GLUTAMATE ENRICHED BLOOD DOES NOT IMPROVE MYOCARDIAL ENERGY METABOLISM DURING ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION: A 31P MRS STUDY IN ISOLATED PIG HEARTS
F5. NEAR-ZERO COOLING: A NEW STRATEGY FOR CEREBRAL AND MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION USING A BLOOD SUBSTITUTE
F6. ENDOTHELIAL STUNNING AND MYOCYTE RECOVERY AFTER REPERFUSION OF JEOPARDIZED MUSCLE: A ROLE OF L-ARGININE BLOOD CARDIOPLEGIA
F7. ANGIOGENESIS AND COLLATERAL BLOOD VESSEL GROWTH IN CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS PATIENTS
F8. L-ARGININE REDUCES HETEROGENEITY OF CORONARY BLOOD FLOW, REDUCES NEUTROPHIL ADHESION, AND IMPROVES RECOVERY OF VENTRICULAR FUNCTION AFTER HYPOTHERMIC ISCHEMIA
F9. REGULATORY EFFECTS OF INTERLEUKIN-10 ON LUNG ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY
F10. CHANGES IN LUNG COMPLIANCE AFTER VOLUME REDUCTION SURGERY IN A RABBIT MODEL OF BULLOUS EMPHYSEMA
F11. GENETICALLY ENGINEERED PORCINE LUNGS IN A HUMAN XENOTRANSPLANTATION MODEL
F12. ISOLATED LUNG PERFUSION WITH MELPHALAN FOR TREATMENT OF METASTATIC PULMONARY SARCOMA
F13. GENE THERAPY FOR LUNG CANCER: ENHANCEMENT OF TUMOR SUPPRESSION BY A COMBINATION OF SYSTEMIC CISPLATINUM AND ADENOVIRUS-MEDIATED P53 GENE TRANSFER
F14. THE DUAL FACES OF INHALED NITRIC OXIDE: IMPROVED LUNG PRESERVATION WITH EXOGENOUS NITRIC OXIDE GIVEN AT THE TIME OF HARVEST BUT NOT WHEN GIVEN DURING REPERFUSION
F15. MITIGATION OF INJURY IN CANINE LUNG GRAFTS BY EXOGENOUS SURFACTANT THERAPY
F16. EXOGENOUS SURFACTANT TREATMENT BEFORE AND AFTER 16-HOUR ISCHEMIA IN EXPERIMENTAL LUNG TRANSPLANTATION
F17. BOTH BLOOD AND CRYSTALLOID BASED EXTRACELLULAR SOLUTIONS ARE SUPERIOR TO INTRACELLULAR SOLUTIONS IN LUNG PRESERVATION
F18. NICORANDIL, K+ CHANNEL OPENER, AMELIORATES LUNG REPERFUSION INJURY
F19. MECHANISMS UNDERLYING DEGENERATION OF CRYOPRESERVED HOMOGRAFTS
F20. BOTH PAPILLARY TIPS KEEP CONSTANT DISTANCE FROM THE MITRAL ANNULAR PLANE UNDER VARIOUS CONDITIONS
F21. PORT-ACCESS MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT IN DOGS
F22. THE INDUCTION OF TOLERANCE TO AN EXPERIMENTAL CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT REQUIRES INTRATHYMIC INOCULATION OF CLASS II MHC DISPARATE ANTIGENTS
F23. INCREASED GRAFT AND SYSTEMIC VASCULAR PERMEABILITY DURING EARLY CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT REJECTION IS MEDIATED BY GRAFT AND SYSTEMIC EXPRESSION OF INDUCIBLE NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE
F24. BASAL NITRIC OXIDE EXPRESSES ENDOGENOUS CARDIOPROTECTION DURING REPERFUSION BY INHIBITION OF NEUTROPHIL-MEDIATED DAMAGE AFTER SURGICAL REVASCULARIZATION
F25. MATURATION ALTERS THE PULMONARY ARTRIAL RESPONSE TO HYPOXIA AND INHALED NITRIC OXIDE (NO) IN THE PRESENCE OF ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION
F26. INTRAOPERATIVE IDENTIFICATION OF SPINAL CORD BLOOD SUPPLY DURING DESCENDING AND THORACOABDOMINAL AORTIC REPAIRS
F27. THE SUPERIORITY OF HYPOCALCEMIC VS NORMOCALCEMIC BLOOD CARDIOPLEGIA IN NEONATAL MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION
F28. COST AND EFFICACY OF SURGICAL LIGATION VERSUS TRANSCATHETER COIL OCCLUSION OF PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS.
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