The editorial board of the journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Radial versus right internal thoracic artery as a second arterial conduit for coronary surgery: early and midterm outcomes
Is there a hypercoagulable state after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery? What do we know and what can we do?
Positron emission tomography defines metastatic disease but not locoregional disease in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma
Value of accelerated multimodality therapy in stage IIIA and IIIB non–small cell lung cancer
In vivo gene transfer of pigment epithelium-derived factor inhibits tumor growth in syngeneic murine models of thoracic malignancies
Radial versus right internal thoracic artery as a second arterial conduit for coronary surgery: early and midterm outcomes
Persistent abnormal left ventricular systolic torsion in dilated cardiomyopathy after partial left ventriculectomy
Left ventricular systolic performance in failing heart improved acutely by left ventricular reshaping
Long-term durability of the Hancock II porcine bioprosthesis
The “clover technique” as a novel approach for correction of post-traumatic tricuspid regurgitation
Long-term evaluation of Carpentier-Edwards porcine bioprosthesis for rheumatic heart disease
An in vitro assessment by means of laser Doppler velocimetry of the medtronic advantage bileaflet mechanical heart valve hinge flow
Hancock II bioprosthesis: A glance at the microscope in mid–long-term explants
Candidate locus analysis of familial ascending aortic aneurysms and dissections confirms the linkage to the chromosome 5q13-14 in Finnish families
Transcoronary implantation of bone marrow stromal cells ameliorates cardiac function after myocardial infarction
Cardiomyocyte-mediated contact programs human mesenchymal stem cells to express cardiogenic phenotype
Protection of the human heart with ischemic preconditioning during cardiac surgery: role of cardiopulmonary bypass
The aging human myocardium: tolerance to ischemia and responsiveness to ischemic preconditioning
Integrated pharmacological preconditioning in combination with adenosine, a mitochondrial K ATP channel opener and a nitric oxide donor
Doppler microembolic load predicts risk of thromboembolic complications in Novacor patients
Clinical and six-month angiographic evaluation of coronary arterial graft interrupted anastomoses by use of a self-closing clip device: a multicenter prospective clinical trial
Detrimental effects of papaverine on the human internal thoracic artery
Sodium nitroprusside infusion after bidirectional superior cavopulmonary connection: preserved cerebral blood flow velocity and systemic oxygenation
Coronary anastomotic devices: blood-exposed non-intimal surface and coronary wall stress
Early activation of the alveolar macrophage is critical to the development of lung ischemia-reperfusion injury
Impaired endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor–mediated relaxation in porcine pulmonary microarteries after cold storage with Euro-Collins and University of Wisconsin solutions
Regulated interleukin-10 expression prevents chronic rejection of transplanted hearts
Long-term results of heart transplantation in patients older than 60 years
Human leukocyte antigen-DR and ABO mismatch are associated with accelerated homograft valve failure in children: implications for therapeutic interventions
Comparison of autograft and allograft aortic valve replacement in children
Immunogenicity of decellularized cryopreserved allografts in pediatric cardiac surgery: comparison with standard cryopreserved allografts
Incisional atrial reentrant tachycardia: experimental study on the conduction property through the isthmus
Postnatal increase in insulin-sensitive glucose transporter expression is associated with improved recovery of postischemic myocardial function
Clinical outcomes and utility of cardiac catheterization prior to superior cavopulmonary anastomosis
Valve-sparing aortic root reconstruction with a valveless aortic allograft
Restrictive mitral annuloplasty in refractory cardiogenic shock with acute postinfarction mitral insufficiency and intact papillary muscle
A self-retaining retractor for the maze procedure
Clopidogrel before urgent coronary artery bypass graft
Intentional delay of surgery for acute type A dissection with stroke
Robot-assisted lobectomy
Transcardiac gunshot wound recognized forty-eight years later
Bilateral lung transplantation for pulmonary hypoplasia caused by congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Use of autologous pleural flap buttress in thoracoscopic lung volume reduction surgery
New lead for in utero pacing for fetal congenital heart block
Acute postoperative lobar torsion associated with pulmonary arterial rupture
Free right atrial patches for septal defect closure
Future technologic innovations for intraoperative visualization of native coronary artery and graft anastomoses
Future technologic innovations for intraoperative visualization of native coronary artery and graft anastomoses
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