Rebuilding the house of health care
Options for managing infected ascending aortic grafts
Congestive heart failure
Factors predicting poor survival after resection of stage IA non–small cell lung cancer
Radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of stage I non–small cell lung cancer in high-risk patients
Superior postoperative pain relief with thoracic epidural analgesia versus intravenous patient-controlled analgesia after minimally invasive pectus excavatum repair
Valuable lessons from two decades of pectus repair with the Willital–Hegemann procedure
Efficacy of thoracoscopic resection for multifocal bronchioloalveolar carcinoma showing pure ground-glass opacities of 20 mm or less in diameter
Thoracoscore predicts midterm mortality in patients undergoing thoracic surgery
Left ventricular torsional mechanics after left ventricular reconstruction surgery for ischemic cardiomyopathy
Emergency repair of traumatic aortic rupture
Analysis of 92 mitral pulmonary autograft replacement (Ross II) operations
Aortic root remodeling
Aortic root enlargement
Response of plasma matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases to stent-graft surgery for descending thoracic aortic aneurysms
Patterns and predictors of statin use after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
B-type natriuretic peptide levels predict outcome after neonatal cardiac surgery
Intraoperative device closure of secundum atrial septal defect with a right anterior minithoracotomy in 100 patients
Survival outcomes after rescue extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pediatric patients with refractory cardiac arrest
Notice of Correction
Device closure of atrial septal defects with the Amplatzer septal occluder
Determinants of repair type, reintervention, and mortality in 393 children with double-outlet right ventricle
Clinical application of airway bypass with paclitaxel-eluting stents
Impact of beating heart left atrial ablation on left-sided heart mechanics
Robot-assisted endoscopic airway reconstruction in rabbits, with the aim to perform robot-assisted thoracoscopic bronchoplasty in human subjects
Genomic expression pathways associated with brain injury after cardiopulmonary bypass
Myocardial enzyme release in totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass grafting on the arrested heart
Improvement of flow capacity of the left internal thoracic artery graft assessed by using a pressure wire
Endoventricular patch plasty for dyskinetic anteroapical left ventricular aneurysm increases systolic circumferential shortening in sheep
Biofilm formation on pyrolytic carbon heart valves
Nitric oxide–donating aspirin (NCX 4016) inhibits neointimal thickening in a pig model of saphenous vein-carotid artery interposition grafting
Should large mediastinal hematomas be drained after endovascular repair of ruptured descending thoracic aorta?
No one is dead until warm and dead
Operative strategy for open surgery after failed thoracic aortic stent grafting
Postural change causing leg malperfusion resulting from expansion of a patent false lumen in type B aortic dissection
Successful surgical management of acute type A aortic dissection associated with Crohn disease
The longest functioning heart valve prosthesis?
Management of prosthetic graft infection after surgery of the thoracic aorta
Fatal thrombosis in complex cardiac surgery without deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in the setting of standard-of-care heparinization
Late perforation of right atrium and aortic root after percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale
Complicated acute type B aortic dissection with involvement of an aberrant right subclavian artery and rupture of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm, Crawford type I
Giant congenital left main coronary artery fistula to the superior vena cava in an adult patient with coronary artery disease
Off-pump surgery does not reduce stroke, compared with results of on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Quadricuspid aortic valve associated with hypoplastic aortic annulus
Repair for a duplicate mitral valve with torn chordae
Arterial switch in a 1146-gram neonate with transposition of the great arteries and an intramural coronary artery
Norwood modification in a patient with hypoplastic left heart and a right aortic arch
Cor triatriatum and total anomalous pulmonary venous connection to the coronary sinus
Fatal intraoperative thrombosis in contemporary adult thoracic aortic surgery requiring deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
An innovative technique for the relief of right ventricular trabecular cavity obliteration in endomyocardial fibrosis
A novel technique of utilizing artificial chordae for repair of mitral valve prolapse
A new surgical technique for ventricular septal rupture closure after myocardial infarction
A case of chest wall angiosarcoma associated with breast implants
Right lower lobectomy after right upper lobectomy for multiple metastases in lung cancer of the right lower lobe
Fibroepithelial polyps
A giant thoracic duct cyst
Esophageal stent migration into the trachea
Successful management of recurrent Actinomyces esophagobronchial fistula with self-expanding covered esophageal stent
Video-assisted thoracoscopic extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Middle lobe torsion after right upper lobectomy
Living-donor single-lobe lung transplantation for bronchiolitis obliterans in a 4-year-old boy
Selective replacement of the noncoronary sinus of Valsalva
Selective replacement of the noncoronary sinus of Valsalva
Rescue versus regeneration
Rescue versus regeneration
Pulmonary metastatic melanoma
Superior vena cava resection without blood flow interruption
Superior vena cava resection without blood flow interruption
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