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Does C-reactive protein predict saphenous vein graft patency?
The effect of preoperative diastolic dysfunction on outcome after surgical ventricular remodeling
Pediatric cardiac surgery without homologous blood transfusion, using a miniaturized bypass system in infants with lower body weight
Novel NOTCH1 mutations in patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease and thoracic aortic aneurysms
A contemporary comparison of the effect of shunt type in hypoplastic left heart syndrome on the hemodynamics and outcome at stage 2 reconstruction
The presence of Down syndrome is not a risk factor in complete atrioventricular septal defect repair
Mortality after neonatal cardiac surgery
Pharmacokinetics and safety of intravenously administered citrulline in children undergoing congenital heart surgery
Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene valved conduit and patch with bulging sinuses in right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction
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The association between saphenous vein endothelial function, systemic inflammation, and statin therapy in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
Growth hormone prevents acute liver injury induced by cardiopulmonary bypass in a rat model
Experience with the Levitronix CentriMag circulatory support system as a bridge to decision in patients with refractory acute cardiogenic shock and multisystem organ failure
Melagatran for thromboprophylaxis after mechanical valve implantation
Fat content in pericardial suction blood and the efficacy of spontaneous density separation and surface adsorption in a prototype system for fat reduction
Sleeve and wedge parenchyma-sparing bronchial resections in low-grade neoplasms of the bronchial airway
Lymph node involvement in advanced gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma
Intrapulmonary metastasis in resected pathologic stage IIIB non–small cell lung cancer
Risk factors affecting outcome and morbidity in the surgical management of bronchiectasis
Pleomorphic carcinoma of the lung
One-lung ventilation
Long-term results of surgical treatment in benign bronchoesophageal fistula
Autologous glue
In vivo autologous recellularization of a tissue-engineered heart valve
Surgical therapy for ischemic heart failure
Does harvesting of an internal thoracic artery with an ultrasonic scalpel have an effect on sternal perfusion?
Preoperative left atrial volume index is a predictor of successful sinus rhythm restoration and maintenance after the maze operation
A new method for artificial chordae length “tuning” in mitral valve repair
Impact of high thoracic epidural anesthesia on incidence of perioperative atrial fibrillation in off-pump coronary bypass grafting
Long-term survival and quality of life of patients with prolonged postoperative intensive care unit stay
Prognostic impact of previous percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with diabetes mellitus and triple-vessel disease undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
Presence of lipoprotein lipase S447X stop codon affects the magnitude of interleukin 8 release after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
Ventilatory dependency after cardiovascular surgery
Aortic valve replacement with the Sorin Pericarbon Freedom stentless prosthesis
Clinical-Pathologic Conference in Surgery for Congenital and Acquired Cardiovascular Disease
Aortic perforation with cardiac tamponade two weeks after pacemaker implantation
A randomized trial of an external Dacron sheath for the prevention of vein graft disease
Wakeboarding-related water impact trauma as a cause of fatal cardiac rupture
Phosphoglyceride crystal deposition disease originating from the myocardium
Rotational pericardial flap
Cognitive decline after off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Cardiac lymphoma in primary Sjogren syndrome
The utility and safety of temporary pacing wires in postoperative patients with congenital heart disease
Hybrid approach as a bridging procedure to biventricular repair for aortic hypoplasia with ventricular septal defect in a 1720-g premature infant
Anomalous origin of the left main artery from the pulmonary artery
Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta as a cause of positive fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography
Sutureless patch-and-glue technique for the repair of coronary sinus injuries
Esophageal atypical carcinoid tumor with tracheal invasion
Biatrial myxoma
Minimally invasive combined approach for an hourglass-shaped mass at the thoracic inlet
Thoracic splenule without prior history of trauma or surgery
Interventional closure of postpneumonectomy bronchial pleural fistula with a self-expandable double umbrella–shaped occluder knitted with nitinol shape memory alloy
Aneurysmal sternal bone cyst
Intralobar pulmonary sequestration associated with an aneurysmal aberrant aortic branch
Posterior chest wall reconstruction with a free anterolateral thigh flap
Unusual case of Boerhaave syndrome, diagnosed late and successfully treated by Abbott's T-tube
Unusual survival of an adult with pleuropulmonary blastoma and neurofibromatosis
Heart–lung transplantation in a patient with large aortopulmonary collaterals by means of an extended approach
Central cannulation in acute aortic dissection repair
Central cannulation in acute aortic dissection repair
How should I cannulate my next acute aortic dissection?
How should I cannulate my next acute aortic dissection?
Central cannulation in acute aortic dissection repair
Central cannulation in acute aortic dissection repair
A meta-analysis of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass versus percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting for isolated left anterior descending artery disease is indispensable
A meta-analysis of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass versus percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting for isolated left anterior descending artery disease is indispensable
Leave the left atrial appendage untouched for stroke prevention!
Leave the left atrial appendage untouched for stroke prevention!
Selection of dialysis patients for bilateral thoracic artery grafts
Ring, string, chordal cutting
Ring, string, chordal cutting
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
Notices
Requirements for Recertification/Maintenance of Certification