Presidential address: Thoracic surgery education—Responding to a changing environment
A milestone in cardiovascular surgery
David Bernt Skinner (1935-2003): A thoracic surgeon and something more*
Clinical-pathologic conference in general thoracic surgery: Pulmonary blastoma
Improving the allograft valve: Does the immune response matter?
Fetal cardiac surgery: Simplicity versus success in a new frontier
Pre-stage II mortality after the Norwood operation: Addressing the next challenge
Our surgical culture of blame: A time for change
No pain, much gain?
Attenuation of postcardioplegia injury with inhibitors of the sodium-hydrogen exchanger
Right ventricular-pulmonary artery connection in stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Improved pain control after cardiac surgery: Results of a randomized, double-blind, clinical trial
Long-term outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting in cardiogenic shock or cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Preoperative and operative predictors of delayed neurologic deficit following repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm
Risk factors of mortality and permanent neurologic injury in patients undergoing ascending aortic and arch repair
In situ retrocaval skeletonized right internal thoracic artery anastomosed to the circumflex system via transverse sinus: Technical aspects and postoperative outcome
Skeletonization of bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts lowers the risk of sternal infection in patients with diabetes
Survival after myocardial revascularization for ischemic cardiomyopathy: A prospective ten-year follow-up study
Quantitative gated myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography improves the prediction of regional functional recovery in akinetic areas after coronary bypass surgery: Useful tool for evaluation of myocardial viability
Decreasing significance of left ventricular dysfunction and reoperative surgery in predicting coronary artery bypass grafting-associated mortality: A twelve-year study
Does antegrade blood cardioplegia alone provide adequate myocardial protection in patients with left main stem disease?
Double crisscross sternal wiring and chest wound infections: A prospective randomized study
Surgical radiofrequency ablation of both atria for atrial fibrillation: Results of a multicenter trial
Home surveillance program prevents interstage mortality after the Norwood procedure
Right ventricular to pulmonary artery conduit instead of modified Blalock-Taussig shunt improves postoperative hemodynamics in newborns after the Norwood operation
Neurodevelopmental status at eight years in children with dextro-transposition of the great arteries: The Boston Circulatory Arrest Trial
The effect of duration of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in infant heart surgery on late neurodevelopment: The Boston Circulatory Arrest Trial
Antioxidant therapy with Salvia miltiorrhiza decreases plasma endothelin-1 and thromboxane B2 after cardiopulmonary bypass in patients with congenital heart disease
Secretion of A-type and B-type natriuretic peptides into the bloodstream and pericardial space in children with congenital heart disease
Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum: Strategy based on right ventricular morphology
Staged repair of tetralogy of Fallot and diminutive pulmonary arteries with a fenestrated ventricular septal defect patch
Inhaled nitric oxide versus prostacyclin in chronic shunt-induced pulmonary hypertension
A new role for cardioplegic buffering: Should acidosis or calcium accumulation be counteracted to salvage jeopardized hearts?
Cartilaginous metaplasia and calcification in aortic allograft is associated with transforming growth factor β1 expression
The dynamic air bubble trap reduces cerebral microembolism during cardiopulmonary bypass
MCI-186 prevents spinal cord damage and affects enzyme levels of nitric oxide synthase and Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase after transient ischemia in rabbits
Passive ventricular constraint to improve left ventricular function and mechanics in an ovine model of heart failure secondary to acute myocardial infarction
Fibrillation in patients subjected to coronary artery bypass grafting
The antioxidant N-acetylcysteine preserves myocardial function and diminishes oxidative stress after cardioplegic arrest
Direct inhibition of the sodium/hydrogen exchanger after prolonged regional ischemia improves contractility on reperfusion independent of myocardial viability
Antifibrinolytic therapy during cardiopulmonary bypass reduces proinflammatory cytokine levels: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of ε-aminocaproic acid and aprotinin
Physiological coagulation can be maintained in extracorporeal circulation by means of shed blood separation and coating
N-acetylcysteine prevents reactive oxygen species-mediated myocardial stress in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: Results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
Gene expression profile after cardiopulmonary bypass and cardioplegic arrest
Changes in left anterior descending coronary artery flow profiles after coronary artery bypass grafting examined by means of transthoracic Doppler echocardiography
Transplantation of cryopreserved muscle cells in dilated cardiomyopathy: Effects on left ventricular geometry and function
Pretreatment with phenoxybenzamine attenuates the radial artery's vasoconstrictor response to α-adrenergic stimuli
Evaluation of a novel sutureless anastomotic connector: From endothelial function to mid-term clinical and angiographic follow-up
Combined use of off-pump techniques and a sutureless proximal aortic anastomotic device reduces cerebral microemboli generation during coronary artery bypass grafting
Magnetic vascular coupling for distal anastomosis in coronary artery bypass grafting: A multicenter trial
Facilitated endoscopic beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting using a magnetic coupling device
Extrapleural regional versus systemic analgesia for relieving postthoracotomy pain: A clinical study of bupivacaine compared with metamizol
Histogram analysis of computed tomography numbers of clinical T1 N0 M0 lung adenocarcinoma, with special reference to lymph node metastasis and tumor invasiveness
Benefit of postoperative adjuvant chemoradiotherapy in locoregionally advanced esophageal carcinoma
Resection of multifocal non-small cell lung cancer when the bronchioloalveolar subtype is involved
Preoperative chemotherapy for esophageal cancer with paclitaxel and carboplatin: results of a phase II trial
Cisplatin augments cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-mediated antitumor immunity in poorly immunogenic murine lung cancer
Efficacy and safety of single-trocar technique for minimally invasive surgery of the chest in the treatment of noncomplex pleural disease
Prolonged donor ischemic time does not adversely affect long-term survival in adult patients undergoing cardiac transplantation
Implantation of a left ventricular assist device and the hub-and-spoke system in treating acute cardiogenic shock: Who survives?
Resistance to aspirin after external ventricular assist device implantation
Doppler microembolic signals during cardiac surgery: comparison between arterial line and middle cerebral artery
Should HIV-positive recipients undergo heart transplantation?
Should lungs from donors with severe acute pulmonary embolism be accepted for transplantation? The Hannover experience
Isolated persistent fifth aortic arch with systemic-to-pulmonary arterial connection
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery associated with Berry syndrome
Successful Fontan procedure for asplenia with pulmonary atresia and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries
Closed correction of systemic semilunar valve insufficiency in the neonate
Aortic arch repair with a working beating heart in premature infants
Unroofed coronary sinus syndrome: Diagnosis, classification, and surgical treatment
Single-finger subcutaneous defibrillation lead and "active can": A novel minimally invasive defibrillation configuration for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation in a young child
Study design in valve surgery and outcome
Study design in valve surgery and outcome
Esophageal perforation during left atrial radiofrequency ablation: Is the risk too high?
Esophageal perforation during left atrial radiofrequency ablation: Is the risk too high?
Atrioesophageal fistula: Is it an unavoidable complication of radiofrequency ablation?
Atrioesophageal fistula: Is it an unavoidable complication of radiofrequency ablation?
Authors should list confounding factors and alternative explanations for adverse events seen with new technologies
Authors should list confounding factors and alternative explanations for adverse events seen with new technologies
Pattern of lymphatic spread and prognosis in pN1 non-small cell lung cancer: What does it stand for?
Pattern of lymphatic spread and prognosis in pN1 non-small cell lung cancer: What does it stand for?
Influence of chromosome 22q11.2 microdeletion on surgical outcome after treatment of tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia
Caveat against the use of FEIBA in combination with recombinant factor VIIa
Is there an evidence in favor of off-pump coronary artery bypass?
Short esophagi and a long career
Problems with complication rate analysis
Problems with complication rate analysis
Safety of bronchoplastic resection after induction therapy for lung cancer
Safety of bronchoplastic resection after induction therapy for lung cancer
Lack of evidence for vitamin C as acute vasodilator
Lack of evidence for vitamin C as acute vasodilator
Exhaled nitric oxide and cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation
Exhaled nitric oxide and cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation
Events
Announcement of 2004 Annual Meeting
Announcement of 2004 Annual Meeting
Notices
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