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Robotics in cardiac surgery
The seven stages of an idea
Bone marrow–derived mononuclear cell transplantation improves myocardial recovery by enhancing cellular recruitment and differentiation at the infarction site
Left ventricular pacing site and timing optimization during biventricular pacing using a multielectrode patch in pigs
Time-dependent response of both ventricles after septal ablation
Elevated flow rate during cardiopulmonary bypass is associated with fluid accumulation
Prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-assisted support provides improved survival in hypothermic patients with cardiocirculatory arrest
Neurologic outcomes of thymectomy in myasthenia gravis
Use of tissue expanders in adult postpneumonectomy syndrome
Effects of head-down tilt on intrapulmonary shunt fraction and oxygenation during one-lung ventilation in the lateral decubitus position
Sarcomatoid lung cancer (spindle/giant cells)
Risk-adjusted econometric model to estimate postoperative costs
Surgical treatment of synchronous multiple primary lung cancers
Prognostic factors in resected stage I non–small cell lung cancer with a diameter of 3 cm or less
Description of regional mitral annular nonplanarity in healthy human subjects
Patency rates of endoscopically harvested radial arteries one year after coronary artery bypass grafting
Opening and closing kinematics of fresh and calcified aortic valve prostheses
Cumulative sum failure analysis for eight surgeons performing minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass
Staphylococcus aureus poststernotomy mediastinitis
Does right thoracotomy increase the risk of mitral valve reoperation?
Long-term outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting
Impaired cerebral autoregulation distal to carotid stenosis/occlusion is associated with increased risk of stroke at cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
Patient–prosthesis mismatch after mitral valve replacement
Usefulness of microsimulation to translate valve performance into patient outcome
Feasibility, safety, and efficacy of totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass grafting
The multi–purse string maze procedure
Trial of new vascular clips for aortic anastomosis in a canine model
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Surgical atrial septal defect closure after interventional occluder placement
Coarctation Long-term Assessment (COALA)
Utility of intravenous catheters for femoral arterial cannulation in infants having complicated sternal re-entry
Replacement of the systemic atrioventricular valve with a mechanical prosthesis in children aged less than 6 years
Evolution of surgical techniques for atrial septal defect repair in adults
Determinants of early outcome after neonatal cardiac surgery in a developing country
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Two-year general and neurodevelopmental outcome after neonatal complex cardiac surgery in patients with deletion 22q11.2
Simvastatin attenuates cardiac isograft ischemia-reperfusion injury by down-regulating CC chemokine receptor-2 expression
Relation of waveform of transit-time flow measurement and graft patency in coronary artery bypass grafting
Intermittent incomplete closure of Medtronic Advantage aortic valve leaflets causes unnecessary reoperation
Transaortic resection of an apical left ventricular fibroelastoma facilitated by a thoracoscope
Left atrial myxoma
Pulmonary artery banding for idiopathic dilative cardiomyopathy
Cell Saver device efficiently removes cell-derived microparticles during cardiac surgery
Primary intrapulmonary thymoma associated with congenital hyperhomocysteinemia
Anterior transclavicular approach to malignant tumors of the thoracic inlet
Osteomalacia associated with a fibroblast growth factor–23 secreting chest wall tumor
Staged closure of tracheogastrocutaneous fistula after esophagectomy for infiltrative granular cell tumor
Primary thoracic synovial sarcoma
Overt lymph node metastases from a gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the esophagus
Suppurative Salmonella thyroiditis coexistence with invasive thymoma
Lung transplantation in Kartagener syndrome and situs inversus
Letter to the Editor
Fixed subaortic stenosis
Fixed subaortic stenosis
Familial recurrence of discrete membranous subaortic stenosis
Familial recurrence of discrete membranous subaortic stenosis
Bovine jugular vein as aortic enlargement patch in the Norwood procedure
Improved saphenous vein graft patency for coronary artery bypass grafting
Improved saphenous vein graft patency for coronary artery bypass grafting
Conservative management of postintubation tracheobronchial ruptures
Conservative management of postintubation tracheobronchial ruptures
A segmentectomy for stage IA non–small cell lung cancer should be associated with surgical margin cytology findings and a frozen section histologic examination of lymph nodes
A segmentectomy for stage IA non–small cell lung cancer should be associated with surgical margin cytology findings and a frozen section histologic examination of lymph nodes
The sinuses of Valsalva
The sinuses of Valsalva
If older donors are acceptable, then older recipients should also be acceptable
If older donors are acceptable, then older recipients should also be acceptable
Independent lung ventilation in adult single-lung transplantation
Independent lung ventilation in adult single-lung transplantation
Iatrogenic coronary stenosis
Events of Interest
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery