Presidential Address 2003
Our destination and our destiny
Surgical treatment of tumors of the proximal stomach with involvement of the distal esophagus
Positron emission tomography predicts survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma
Radical sublobar resection for small-sized non–small cell lung cancer
Endoscopic robotic mitral valve surgery
Treatment of postoperative sternal dehiscence with mediastinitis
Temporal disparity in the induction of matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases after thoracic aortic aneurysm formation
Apicoaortic valved conduit
The effect of diabetes mellitus on patients undergoing coronary surgery
Different patterns of aortic wall elasticity in patients with Marfan syndrome
Proteomics of cerebral injury in a neonatal model of cardiopulmonary bypass with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
Can pulmonary conduit dysfunction and failure be reduced in infants and children less than age 2 years at initial implantation?
Brain oxygen and metabolism during circulatory arrest with intermittent brief periods of low-flow cardiopulmonary bypass in newborn piglets
Intermediate-term outcomes of the arterial switch operation for transposition of great arteries in neonates
Efficacy and safety of right and left atrial ablations on the beating heart with irrigated bipolar radiofrequency energy
Drug-eluting stents versus arterial myocardial revascularization in patients with diabetes mellitus
Mesothelium regeneration on acellular bovine pericardia loaded with an angiogenic agent (ginsenoside Rg1) successfully reduces postsurgical pericardial adhesions
Myocardial protection in the failing heart
Myocardial protection in the failing heart
A combination of omental flap and growth factor therapy induces arteriogenesis and increases myocardial perfusion in chronic myocardial ischemia
Strain-related regional alterations of calcium-handling proteins in myocardial remodeling
Aprotinin use in thoracic aortic surgery
Grafted skeletal myoblast sheets attenuate myocardial remodeling in pacing-induced canine heart failure model
Pharmacologic relaxation of vein grafts is beneficial compared with pressure distention caused by upregulation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase and nitric oxide production
Retrograde cerebral perfusion with intermittent pressure augmentation provides adequate neuroprotection
Nonviral gene transfer of hepatocyte growth factor attenuates neurologic injury after spinal cord ischemia in rabbits
Aprotinin improves cerebral protection
Extended use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after lung transplantation
Left ventricular encasement after pneumonectomy
Late-stage, nonanastomotic rupture of double-velour Dacron graft after descending aortic replacement
Complex reconstruction of the thoracic aorta using a novel stent graft/graft prosthesis
A rare case of acute necrotizing eosinophilic myocarditis
Left internal thoracic artery patch aortoplasty for repair of coarctation of the aorta
Challenges in early cardiothoracic surgery
Repair of anomalous right and circumflex coronary arteries arising from the pulmonary artery
Bronchogenic cyst
Coronary artery bypass grafting and biventricular pacing efficacy
Mediastinal paraganglioma
Telescoping bronchial anastomosis for extended sleeve lobectomy
Simultaneous heart valve replacement and reconstruction of the radiation-damaged chest wall with a delayed vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap
Combined bronchial sleeve resection and repair of partial anomalous pulmonary venous return
Primary pulmonary plasmacytoma with immunoglobulin G/λ light chain monoclonal gammopathy
Large chondrosarcoma of the rib invading the mediastinum and the spine
Candidate gene association analysis of thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection
Candidate gene association analysis of thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection
Placement of the Impella Recover LD microaxial blood pump through a bioprosthesis is technically feasible
Off-pump pulmonary valve implantation
Off-pump pulmonary valve implantation
Tracheal stents in patients with malignancy
Tracheal stents in patients with malignancy
Events of Interest
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 American Association for Thoracic Surgery Volunteer Leadership and Senior Staff Disclosure Statement
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Samson Resident Prize Essay
Application for Membership
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Requirements for Recertification/Maintenance of Certification