Imaging, models, and reality
To STICH or not to STICH
Radial artery conduits for coronary artery bypass grafting
Selective management of intrathoracic anastomotic leak after esophagectomy
Lobar and sublobar resection with and without brachytherapy for small stage IA non–small cell lung cancer
Gene transfer of a TIE2 receptor antagonist prevents pulmonary hypertension in rodents
Cerebral monitoring with transcranial Doppler ultrasonography improves neurologic outcome during repairs of acute type A aortic dissection
Aortic and mitral valve replacement with reconstruction of the intervalvular fibrous body
Map-guided surgery for atrial fibrillation
Increased creatine kinase MB level predicts postoperative mortality after cardiac surgery independent of new Q waves
No-touch aorta off-pump coronary surgery
Preoperative prediction of long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with low left ventricular ejection fraction
Intermediate results of isolated mitral valve replacement with a Biocor porcine valve
Mild preoperative renal dysfunction as a predictor of long-term clinical outcome after coronary bypass surgery
Midterm results of mitral valve repair with artificial chordae in children
Risk factors associated with mortality and interventions in 472 neonates with interrupted aortic arch
Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
A novel adhesion barrier facilitates reoperations in complex congenital cardiac surgery
NS-7, a novel Na+/Ca2+ channel blocker, prevents neurologic injury after spinal cord ischemia in rabbits
Intraoperative regional myocardial acidosis and reduction in long-term survival after cardiac surgery
Helical myofiber orientation after myocardial infarction and left ventricular surgical restoration in sheep
Hemodilution during cardiopulmonary bypass is an independent risk factor for acute renal failure in adult cardiac surgery
When should we discontinue antiarrhythmic therapy for atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting?
Combined endothelial and myocardial protection by endothelin antagonism enhances transplant allograft preservation
Rescue cardiac transplantation for early failure of the Fontan-type circulation in children
A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of complement inhibition in ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation in human beings
Effects of postmortem heparinization in canine lung transplantation with non–heart-beating donors
Historical perspectives of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Supine position with alternating inflation pneumatic cuffs in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for bilateral pneumothorax
Left ventricular infarct plication restores mitral function in chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation
Robotically assisted repair of sinus venosus defect
Septum transversum diaphragmatic hernia in an adult
Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia after radiofrequency maze procedure
Varicose pericardial vein
Foreign-body excretion through the bronchial stump after extrapleural pneumonectomy
Modified fenestration technique for the Kawashima operation in a young infant
Thymoma with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
Left tracheal sleeve pneumonectomy
A novel technique for semiselective in situ bronchial artery perfusion in human lung retrieval
Aortoesophageal fistula as a late complication of aortic transection
Traumatic rupture of retrosternal goiter
Coexistent aortic dissection and hepatocellular carcinoma with elevated plasma transforming growth factor β level
Vasopressin to attenuate pulmonary hypertension and improve systemic blood pressure after correction of obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous return
Extended pericardiotomy avoids cardiopulmonary bypass during bilateral sequential lung transplantation
Late aneurysm formation with destruction of the left lung after subclavian flap angioplasty for coarctation of aorta
Advances in tissue engineering
Selective reduction of the septolateral dimensions in functional mitral regurgitation by modified-shape ring annuloplasty
Reasons for inability of clopidogrel to inhibit platelet aggregation early after coronary artery bypass surgery
Reasons for inability of clopidogrel to inhibit platelet aggregation early after coronary artery bypass surgery
Clinical efficacy of retrograde coronary sinus perfusion in off-pump surgery
What is the true (unbiased) percentage freedom from atrial fibrillation at 6 months after the modified Cox maze procedure using bipolar radiofrequency energy?
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