Who moved my heart? Adaptive responses to disruptive challenges
Heart failure overview
Is it important to examine gender differences in the epidemiology and outcome of severe heart failure?
Transplant and ventricular assist devices
The Boston Circulatory Arrest Study
Ethyl pyruvate preserves cardiac function and attenuates oxidative injury after prolonged myocardial ischemia
Safety of deliberate intraoperative and postoperative hypothermia for patients undergoing coronary artery surgery
Vein graft arterialization causes differential activation of mitogen-activated protein kinases
Inhaled nitric oxide decreases pulmonary soluble guanylate cyclase protein levels in 1-month-old lambs
Xenoreactivity and engraftment of human mesenchymal stem cells transplanted into infarcted rat myocardium
Hypoxia
Bridging to transplant with the HeartMate left ventricular assist device
The endothelin 1A receptor antagonist BSF 302146 is a potent inhibitor of neointimal and medial thickening in porcine saphenous vein–carotid artery interposition grafts
Lung cancer resection combined with lung volume reduction in patients with severe emphysema
Expression profiling of non–small cell lung carcinoma identifies metastatic genotypes based on lymph node tumor burden
Experimental study of extracorporeal lung resection in dogs
Safety and efficacy of median sternotomy versus video-assisted thoracic surgery for lung volume reduction surgery
Surgical management of childhood bronchiectasis due to infectious disease
Cost-effectiveness of pulmonary resection and systemic chemotherapy in the management of metastatic soft tissue sarcoma
Should the transverse aortic arch be replaced simultaneously with aortic root replacement for annuloaortic ectasia in Marfan syndrome?
Long-term durability of resection and end-to-end anastomosis for ascending aortic aneurysms
Prosthetic valve thrombosis
Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer of the descending thoracic aorta and arch
Early quantitative coronary angiography of saphenous vein grafts for coronary artery bypass grafting harvested by means of open versus endoscopic saphenectomy
Single versus bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts with concomitant saphenous vein grafts for multivessel coronary artery bypass grafting
Replacement of the aortic root for acute prosthetic valve endocarditis
Early bypass occlusion after deployment of Nitinol connector devices
Cryorecanalization
Psychosocial and sexual concerns of patients with implantable left ventricular assist devices
Insulin-like growth factor 1 improves the relationship between systemic oxygen consumption and delivery in piglets after cardiopulmonary bypass
Pulmonary expression of the hepatocyte growth factor receptor c-Met shifts from medial to intimal layer after cavopulmonary anastomosis
Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction disappears in a rabbit model of cavopulmonary shunt
Phosphorylcholine or heparin coating for pediatric extracorporeal circulation causes similar biologic effects in neonates and infants
Management of infants with large, unrepaired ventricular septal defects and respiratory infection requiring mechanical ventilation
The influence of right anterolateral thoracotomy in prepubescent female patients on late breast development and on the incidence of scoliosis
Survival of patients removed from the heart transplant waiting list
Heart transplantation in diabetic recipients
Twenty-year experience of lung transplantation at a single center
Early tumor necrosis factor-α release from the pulmonary macrophage in lung ischemia-reperfusion injury
Thyroid dysfunction after pediatric cardiac surgery
Stage III empyema caused by Actinomyces meyeri
Thoracic endometriosis
Ectopic intra-aortic insertion of a subclavian central venous catheter
Coronary-coronary free internal thoracic artery graft on a single, distal, left anterior descending artery lesion
Thrombolytic therapy for prosthetic valve thrombosis in children
Cardiopulmonary bypass elicits a prominent innate immune response in children with congenital heart disease
Modified minimally invasive coronary artery bypass after radical treatment for left breast cancer
Orthotopic mitral valve replacement with autologous pulmonary valve in a porcine model
Direct cerebral perfusion and myocardial protection with moderate systemic hypothermic arrest for high descending aortic aneurysm
Cotton-type collagen insertion at mediastinoscopy for easier node dissection after induction chemoradiotherapy for lung cancer
Safe bilateral use of skeletonized internal thoracic artery in patients with diabetes
Safe bilateral use of skeletonized internal thoracic artery in patients with diabetes
Saphenectomy wound complications
Saphenectomy wound complications
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Correction of article by Bruno Chiappini, MD, Sofia Martìn-Suàrez, MD, Antonio LoForte, MD, Roberto Di Bartolomeo, MD, and Giuseppe Marinelli, MD, titled “Surgery for atrial fibrillation using radiofrequency catheter ablation” (2003;126:1788-91)