The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery diamond jubilee—A reflection
Lifetime Achievement Award
Mitral valve surgery in heart failure
Evidence-based cardiac surgery
Surgical ventricular remodeling
Thoracoscopic lobectomy
Artificial artificial intelligence
Predictive value of intraoperative transit-time flow measurement for short-term graft patency in coronary surgery
A randomized trial of tranexamic acid in combination with cell salvage plus a meta-analysis of randomized trials evaluating tranexamic acid in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Microbiologically documented nosocomial infections after coronary artery bypass surgery without cardiopulmonary bypass
Long-term survival after non–small cell lung cancer surgery
Completely resected N1 non–small cell lung cancer
Long-term outcomes after a variety of video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy approaches for clinical stage IA lung cancer
Oxidative stress during 1-lung ventilation
Does chemotherapy increase the risk of respiratory complications after pneumonectomy?
Minimally invasive correction of pectus excavatum in adult patients
Electrophysiologic evaluation of phrenic nerve and diaphragm function after coronary bypass surgery
Risk factors for 1-year mortality after postoperative mediastinitis
Location as an important predictor of lymph node involvement for pulmonary adenocarcinoma
Neoadjuvant chemoradiation may increase the risk of respiratory complications and sepsis after transthoracic esophagectomy
Autologous blood patch in persistent air leaks after pulmonary resection
Effect of capitonnage and cystotomy on outcome of childhood pulmonary hydatid cysts
Notice of Correction
Mitral valve surgery in heart failure
Papillary muscle repositioning for repair of anterior leaflet prolapse caused by chordal elongation
A randomized comparison of intraoperative indocyanine green angiography and transit-time flow measurement to detect technical errors in coronary bypass grafts
Clinical results of Hancock II versus Hancock Standard at long-term follow-up
Fifteen-year results with the Hancock II valve
Surgical ventricular restoration in patients with ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
Differential diagnosis of solitary lung nodules with gene expression ratios
Massive mechanical loss of microspheres with direct intramyocardial injection in the beating heart
The arterial switch operation in Europe for transposition of the great arteries
Late incompetence of the left atrioventricular valve after repair of atrioventricular septal defects
Impaired cardiac autonomic nervous activity predicts sudden cardiac death in patients with operated and unoperated congenital cardiac disease
Long-term outcome after surgical intervention and interventional procedures for the management of Takayasu's arteritis in children
Encouraging results for the Contegra conduit in the problematic right ventricle–to–pulmonary artery connection
Comparison of suture ligation and clip application for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates
Failure of surface-modified bypass circuits to improve platelet function during pediatric cardiac surgery
Calcifying fibrous tumor arising from the heart
Resection of malignant fibrous histiocytoma involving the thoracoabdominal aorta with staged emobolization of the intercostal arteries
Valve-sparing operation in a young woman with Marfan syndrome
Temporary internal thoracic artery occlusion during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting with the new poloxamer P407 does not cause endothelial dysfunction
Endoscopic tumor resection of the inferior vena cava
Acute type B dissection with involvement of an aberrant right subclavian artery
Capillary hemangioma of the aortic valve
Asymptomatic hemangioma of the interatrial septum
One-way valved patch repair in an adult with a hypoplastic right ventricle
A novel ascending aortic extension and plication technique for narrowing the retroaortic space
Transfemoral stent-graft of distal aortic arch complicated with retrograde dissection
Anticoagulation with argatroban in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia antibodies after cardiovascular surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
Segmental rib resection for difficult cases of video-assisted thoracic surgery
Cardiac pneumatic nail gun injury
Extrapleural pneumonectomy for scimitar syndrome
Successful perioperative management of a middle mediastinal paraganglioma
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for extralobar pulmonary sequestration
Postpneumonectomy empyema treated with a combination of antibiotic irrigation followed by videothoracoscopic debridement
Treatment of persistent air leakage with endobronchial one-way valves
Solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura with hypoglycemia associated with serum insulin-like growth factor II
Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica
Repair of gastrotracheal fistula with a pedicled pericardial flap after Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy for esophageal cancer
Tracheal rhinosporidiosis
Clinical and radiographic signs lead to early detection of lobar torsion and subsequent successful intervention
Urine drug testing in an athlete leads to the diagnosis of unsuspected mediastinal germ cell tumor
Primary malignant salivary gland tumor of the mediastinum
Global statistics/outcomes
The effect of aortic valve replacement on coronary flow reserve
The effect of aortic valve replacement on coronary flow reserve
Is the single crossclamp technique superior?
Is the single crossclamp technique superior?
Primary sutureless repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
Primary sutureless repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
Subclavian artery from ascending aorta or as the first branch of the aortic arch
Subclavian artery from ascending aorta or as the first branch of the aortic arch
Traumatic rupture of the aorta in children—stenting or surgical intervention? A word of caution
Traumatic rupture of the aorta in children—stenting or surgical intervention? A word of caution
I am afraid of using aprotinin because they say so?
About the activation of the coagulation system during on-pump and off-pump coronary surgery and the use of antifibrinolytic drugs
About the activation of the coagulation system during on-pump and off-pump coronary surgery and the use of antifibrinolytic drugs
A new surgical paradigm
A new surgical paradigm
When less is more
When less is more
Lung transplantation in a patient with Mounier-Kuhn syndrome
Events of Interest
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Announcement of 2007 Annual Meeting
Applications for Membership
Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship, 2007–2008
Resident Traveling Fellowship, 2006–2007
Second Dwight Harken Research Scholarship, 2007–2009
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Samson Resident Prize Essay
Application for Membership
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Requirements for Recertification/Maintenance of Certification