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The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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In search of the ideal valve replacement device
Outcome of bilateral lung volume reduction in patients with emphysema potentially eligible for lung transplantation
Lung retrieval from non–heart beating cadavers with the use of a rat lung transplant model
Intrapulmonary metastasis of non–small cell lung cancer: A prognostic assessment
Lipid-mediated ex vivo gene transfer of viral interleukin 10 in rat lung allotransplantation
Results of aortic valve–sparing operations
Changes in aneurysm morphology and stent-graft configuration after endovascular repair of aneurysms of the descending thoracic aorta
Relationship of hospital size, case volume, and cost for coronary artery bypass surgery: Analysis of 12,774 patients operated on in Massachusetts during fiscal years 1995 and 1996
Human angiopoietin gene expression is a marker for severity of pulmonary hypertension in patients undergoing pulmonary thromboendarterectomy
Bicuspid aortic valve disease and pulmonary autograft root dilatation after the Ross procedure: A clinicopathologic study
Modified Glenn connection for acutely ischemic right ventricular failure reverses secondary left ventricular dysfunction
Clinical experience with 202 adults receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiac failure: Survival at five years
α1-Adrenoceptors during simulated ischemia and reoxygenation of the human myocardium: Effect of the dose and time of administration
Inhibition of complement, neutrophil, and platelet activation by an anti-factor D monoclonal antibody in simulated cardiopulmonary bypass circuits
Effect of aprotinin on endothelial cell activation
Valve interstitial cells induce donor-specific T-cell anergy
Insulin-like growth factor 1 prevents neuronal cell death and paraplegia in the rabbit model of spinal cord ischemia
Endovascular stent-grafting for traumatic aortic aneurysms with the use of a fenestrated stent-graft
The Ross procedure in children and young adults: A word of caution
Long-term results after early primary repair of tetralogy of Fallot
Valve-sparing operation for balloon-induced aortic regurgitation in congenital aortic stenosis
Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and persistent airway hyperresponsiveness
Anatomic assessment of hand circulation in harvesting the radial artery
Prenatal right ventricular infarction associated with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Angioplasty balloon occlusion of internal thoracic artery in redo surgery in patients with coronary artery bypass operations
Tracheal laceration: A rare complication of median sternotomy
Endovascular stent-graft repair for thoracic aortic aneurysm associated with right-sided aortic arch
Early failure of the autograft valve after the Ross procedure
Staged perfusion with an axillary artery graft and deep hypothermia during descending aortic replacement
Clinical utility of the platelet function analyzer (PFA-100) in cardiothoracic procedures involving extracorporeal circulation
Mixed venous oxygen saturation does not adequately predict cerebral perfusion during pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass
Elevated plasma concentration of vascular endothelial growth factor in cardiac myxoma
Replacement of infected prosthesis on the ascending aorta with an abdominal aortic autograft in a young patient
Successful experience with simultaneous lung volume reduction and cardiac procedures
A novel approach to tracheal replacement: The use of an aortic graft
Sudden intestinal necrosis one month after acute aortic dissection
Events of Interest
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Notices
New Requirements for Recertification/Maintenance of Certification in 2001