Rewards, risks, and responsibilities of globalization for the cardiothoracic surgeon
The Editorial Board of The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
In vivo tissue engineering an autologous semilunar biovalve
Forty-one-month follow-up of the Symmetry aortic connector system for proximal venous anastomosis
Strict glycemic control reduces EuroSCORE expected mortality in diabetic patients undergoing myocardial revascularization
The effect of coronary artery bypass grafting on specific causes of long-term mortality in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation
Single-stage repair of arch aneurysms with a long elephant trunk
Effect of complications on mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Effects of preoperative aspirin and clopidogrel therapy on perioperative blood loss and blood transfusion requirements in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Tissue regeneration observed in a basic fibroblast growth factor-loaded porous acellular bovine pericardium populated with mesenchymal stem cells
Early gene expression profiles during intraoperative myocardial ischemia-reperfusion in cardiac surgery
Survival after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis
Surgical strategy for the bicuspid aortic valve
Morphologic study of the ascending aorta and aortic arch in hypoplastic left hearts
Midterm results of surgical intervention for congenital heart disease in adults
Cerebrovascular accidents in patients with a ventricular assist device
Diabetes increases apoptosis and necrosis in both ischemic and nonischemic human myocardium
Comparison of early platelet activation in patients undergoing on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
Elimination of daily routine chest radiographs does not change on-demand radiography practice in post-cardiothoracic surgery patients
Creation of a uniform pleural defect model for the study of lung sealants
Development of an in vivo tissue-engineered, autologous heart valve (the biovalve)
Evaluation of efficacy of an ultrasonic scalpel for pulmonary vascular ligation in an animal model
Conversion to full sternotomy during minimal-access cardiac surgery
Tracheal cartilage regeneration by slow release of basic fibroblast growth factor from a gelatin sponge
Minimally invasive resection of benign esophageal tumors
Sentinel node identification in clinical stage Ia non–small cell lung cancer by a combined single photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography system
Improved results of induction chemoradiation before surgical intervention for selected patients with stage IIIA-N2 non–small cell lung cancer
Lobectomy or pneumonectomy for multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis can be performed with acceptable morbidity and mortality
Midterm experience with the Jarvik 2000 axial flow left ventricular assist device
Sources of graft restriction after single lung transplantation for emphysema
The subepicardial microcirculation in heterotopically transplanted mouse hearts
A reinforced sternal wiring technique for transverse thoracosternotomy closure in bilateral lung transplantation
Historical perspective of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Pseudoaneurysm of left ventricular apex caused by a left ventricular venting catheter through the right superior pulmonary vein
Pseudoaneurysm of a saphenous bypass treated with covered endograft in the ascending aorta
Recycling thoracic arteries for redo coronary artery bypass grafting
Complete vascular ring presenting in adulthood
Subepicardial aneurysm after apicoaortic bypass
Arterial coronary–coronary conduit over single, distal left anterior descending coronary artery lesion
Subvalvular aortic stenosis
Rapid aneurysmal degeneration of a Stanford type B aortic dissection in a patient with Loeys–Dietz syndrome
Rapid and safe direct cannulation of the true lumen of the ascending aorta in acute type A aortic dissection
Left ventricular restoration surgery for isolated left ventricular noncompaction
Infected right ventricular myxoma and pulmonary valve endocarditis
Mitral insufficiency with a double-orifice mitral valve in an adult patient
Elective use of left ventricular assist after delayed arterial switch operation for D-transposition of the great vessels with intact ventricular septum
Treatment of deep thoracotomy wound infection in neonatal age
Fetal transesophageal echocardiography during balloon valvuloplasty for severe aortic valve stenosis at 28+6 weeks of gestation
Neonatal tetralogy of Fallot with doubly committed ventricular septal defect and severe pulmonary valvar stenosis
Noninvasive ventilation for pediatric patients under 1 year of age after cardiac surgery
Cerebral air embolism after noninvasive ventilation postpulmonary wedge resection
Concurrent primary cardiac tumors
Systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve
Systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve
Tricuspid valve repair
Tricuspid valve repair
Intraoperative oral sildenafil for management of pulmonary hypertension
Intraoperative oral sildenafil for management of pulmonary hypertension
Redo mitral valve repair
Redo mitral valve repair
Limitations with aprotinin in thoracic aortic surgery
Limitations with aprotinin in thoracic aortic surgery
Unilateral as well as bilateral infiltrates should remain part of the definition of pulmonary graft dysfunction
Unilateral as well as bilateral infiltrates should remain part of the definition of pulmonary graft dysfunction
Amiodarone and cardiac surgery
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 2008 Annual Meeting
Requirements for Recertification/Maintenance of Certification