Prosthesis–patient mismatch in the mitral position
Translational research
Lung-volume reduction surgery
Ten traps for the unwary in surgical series
Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomographic maximal standardized uptake value predicts survival independent of clinical but not pathologic TNM staging of resected non–small cell lung cancer
Long-term effects of thoracic sympathectomy on microcirculation in the hands of patients with primary Raynaud disease
Lung-volume reduction surgery for pulmonary emphysema
Idiopathic postpneumonectomy pulmonary edema
Associations among bronchioloalveolar carcinoma components, positron emission tomographic and computed tomographic findings, and malignant behavior in small lung adenocarcinomas
Aortic root reconstruction with a bioprosthetic valved conduit
The impact of patient–prosthesis mismatch on late outcomes after mitral valve replacement
Endovascular treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Initial results of the chordal-cutting operation for ischemic mitral regurgitation
Analysis of the postoperative epicardial auriculogram after surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
Off-pump bypass of the left anterior descending coronary artery
Intermediate-term results of ascending–descending posterior pericardial bypass of complex aortic coarctation
Reversible pulmonary trunk banding III
Failure of prophylactic intravenous immunoglobulin to prevent sensitization to cryopreserved allograft tissue used in congenital cardiac surgery
Neurodevelopmental and neuroradiologic outcomes in patients with univentricular heart aged 5 to 7 years
Late cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal exercise performance after repair for total anomalous pulmonary venous connection during infancy
Coarctectomy reduces neoaortic arch obstruction in hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Evaluating the safety implications of aprotinin use
The adverse effect of back-bleeding from lumbar arteries on spinal cord pathophysiology in a rabbit model
Reliability of temperatures measured at standard monitoring sites as an index of brain temperature during deep hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass conducted for thoracic aortic reconstruction
Patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing cardiac surgery are at greater risk for developing intraoperative myocardial acidosis
Results of a multicenter clinical trial with the Thoratec Implantable Ventricular Assist Device*
Beck and back
Lipopolysaccharide preconditioning induces robust protection against brain injury resulting from deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
Antiplatelet therapy in patients receiving aortic bioprostheses
Effects of pyridoxal-5′-phosphate (MC-1) in patients undergoing high-risk coronary artery bypass surgery
Prevalence and risks of allosensitization in HeartMate left ventricular assist device recipients
Effects of exogenous surfactant instillation in clinical lung transplantation
Efficacy of MCI-186, a free-radical scavenger and antioxidant, for resuscitation of nonbeating donor hearts
Reducing the posterior wall length by using a small endoventricular patch for ischemic mitral regurgitation
The intraoperative “ink test”
Mild hypothermic (30°C) body perfusion during replacement of the aortic arch with a novel arterial perfusion cannula
Alternative approach for stent grafting of the thoracic descending aorta
Surgical treatment of tracheoinnominate fistula after stent-graft implantation
Bleeding sarcoma of the aorta mimicking a symptomatic aneurysm
Reversing the Ross operation
Long abdominal aortic stenosis
Successful management of unremitting spasm of the nongrafted right coronary artery after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Postoperative ventricular septal hematoma
Fate of the “opened” arterial duct
Hybrid procedure for the neonatal management of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
Reduced regional right ventricular wall motion after transventricular repair of tetralogy of Fallot
Cervical ectopic thymoma
Bilateral sleeve lobectomy for synchronized bilateral central carcinoid tumor
A case of recurrent biliptysis
Diffuse lymphangiomatosis
Giant cavernous hemangioma of the distal esophagus treated with esophagectomy
Primary Ewing sarcoma invading the heart
Combined pedicled antropyloroplasty and gastric pull-up reconstruction for corrosive esophagogastric stricture
Thyroglossal duct cyst within the mediastinum
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in respiratory failure for pulmonary contusion and bronchial disruption after trauma
Reduction pneumoplasty for a giant right upper lobe bulla causing massive bilateral lung compression
Gastropericardial fistula after laparoscopic surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease
A pseudoaneurysmal cyst in the pulmonary artery secondary to lung suppuration
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with direct central cannulation followed by delayed chest closure for graft dysfunction after lung transplantation
Removable clips for mitral valve repair
Intraoperative ablation of atrial fibrillation using bipolar output of surgical radiofrequency generator “diathermy” and reusable bipolar forceps
Intraoperative ablation of atrial fibrillation using bipolar output of surgical radiofrequency generator “diathermy” and reusable bipolar forceps
Immediate surgery in aortic dissection with cerebral malperfusion
Immediate surgery in aortic dissection with cerebral malperfusion
High-dose atorvastatin is associated with impaired myocardial angiogenesis in response to vascular endothelial growth factor in hypercholesterolemic swine
High-dose atorvastatin is associated with impaired myocardial angiogenesis in response to vascular endothelial growth factor in hypercholesterolemic swine
Off-pump coronary bypass surgery, graft patency, and the need of an informed consent
Events of Interest
Announcement of 2008 Annual Meeting
Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship, 2008–2009
Resident Traveling Fellowship, 2007–2008
Norman E. Shumway Research Scholarship 2008–2010
Announcement of 2007 Annual Meeting
Samson Resident Prize Essay
Application for Membership
Requirements for Recertification/Maintenance of Certification