The Editorial Board of The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Randomized controlled trials do not reflect reality
The “scientific investment” by cardiac surgery
Brain death leads to abnormal contractile properties of the human donor right ventricle
Multimodality treatment of unresectable stage III non–small cell lung cancer
An “actual” problem
Risk factor identification and mortality prediction in cardiac surgery using artificial neural networks
Risk-corrected impact of mechanical versus bioprosthetic valves on long-term mortality after aortic valve replacement
Effect of posterior pericardial drainage on the incidence of pericardial effusion after ascending aortic surgery
In vitro comparison of aortic valve movement after valve-preserving aortic replacement
Influence of sternal size and inadvertent paramedian sternotomy on stability of the closure site
Dynamic right ventricular outflow tract obstruction in cardiac surgery
Results of surgery for Ebstein anomaly
Nitric oxide precursors and congenital heart surgery
Evaluation of downsized homograft conduits for right ventricle–to–pulmonary artery reconstruction
Myocardial protection using an omega-3 fatty acid infusion
Intermittent pressure augmentation during retrograde cerebral perfusion under moderate hypothermia provides adequate neuroprotection
Factors influencing calcification of cardiac bioprostheses in adolescent sheep
Bronchoscopic treatment of postpneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula with a collagen screw plug
A prospective, randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of BioGlue in treating alveolar air leaks
Long-term outcome of bronchoscopically resected endobronchial typical carcinoid tumors
Brain death leads to abnormal contractile properties of the human donor right ventricle
Myoblast-seeded biodegradable scaffolds to prevent post–myocardial infarction evolution toward heart failure
Inhaled nitric oxide reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury in rat lungs from non–heart-beating donors
Definitions of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation
Chest wall reconstruction with perforator flaps after wide full-thickness resection
Slide tracheoplasty in the presence of tracheal bronchus in an infant
Endoscopic redo tricuspid valve replacement in complete situs inversus
Cardiac inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor as a rare cause of aortic regurgitation
Left atrial dissection
Mild hypothermia (32°C) and antegrade cerebral perfusion in aortic arch operations
Unusual thrombus formation in the aorta after apicoaortic conduit for severe aortic stenosis
Open repair of a new aneurysm of the thoracoabdominal aorta after endovascular stent placement
Right atrial mass
Accessory mitral valve causing left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and mitral insufficiency
Newly designed extracardiac direct total cavopulmonary connection with merged connection and mixing route
Adult congenital heart disease
Novel use of a retroaortic innominate vein in cavopulmonary anastomosis
A closed biatrial procedure using bipolar radiofrequency ablation
Robotic minimally invasive cell transplantation for heart failure
Percutaneous closure of a ventricular septal defect after surgical treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Endothelial and smooth muscle cell populations in a decellularized cryopreserved aortic homograft (SynerGraft) 2 years after implantation
Off-pump connection of the pulmonary veins with bipolar radiofrequency
Slide cricotracheoplasty in an infant
Slide tracheobronchoplasty in an infant
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection causing Pancoast syndrome
Pulmonary sequestration at the posterior mediastinum in a neonate
Dual-layer sandwich mesh repair in the treatment of major diaphragmatic eventration in an adult
An unusual case of lateral pulmonary hernia
Carcinoma showing thymus-like elements invading the trachea
A new technique for prosthetic reconstruction of the superior vena cava
Atriocaval laceration presenting as delayed pericardial tamponade
Thymectomy for paraneoplastic stiff-person syndrome associated with invasive thymoma
Postoperative pulmonary embolism detected with multislice computed tomography in lung surgery for cancer
Pulmonary metastases of adult Wilms' tumor 17 years after the primary site
Tracheal glomus tumor
Pathologic features of cryopreserved aortic allograft implanted in the active infection
Extensive dissection of the pulmonary artery treated with combined heart–lung transplantation
Stroke prevention by means of epicardial occlusion of the left atrial appendage
Stroke prevention by means of epicardial occlusion of the left atrial appendage
Is it really the number of clamps that is responsible for worse postbypass neurological outcomes?
Is it really the number of clamps that is responsible for worse postbypass neurological outcomes?
Redo coronary bypass grafting
More pumps—more questions
More pumps—more questions
Is off-pump therapy really the right choice in urgent coronary grafting?
Is off-pump therapy really the right choice in urgent coronary grafting?
Atrial ablation and esophageal injury
Atrial ablation and esophageal injury
Use of autologous adult stem cell for treatment of congestive heart failure
Positron emission tomographic scanning in the diagnosis and staging of non–small cell lung cancer 2 cm in size or less
Positron emission tomographic scanning in the diagnosis and staging of non–small cell lung cancer 2 cm in size or less
Pulmonary lobectomy for cancer in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Pulmonary lobectomy for cancer in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Dor fundoplication after myotomy for achalasia
Dor fundoplication after myotomy for achalasia
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