What is changing and what isn't in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Custom-tailored valved conduit for complex aortic root disease
Spatiotemporal patterns of smooth muscle cell changes in ascending aortic dilatation with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve stenosis
Aortic valve replacement with Toronto SPV bioprosthesis
Less-invasive and highly effective method for preventing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus graft infection by local sustained release of vancomycin
Sternal microcirculation after skeletonized versus pedicled harvesting of the internal thoracic artery
Diaphragmatic hernias after sequential left ventricular assist device explantation and orthotopic heart transplant
Pathologic stage I non–small cell lung cancer with high levels of preoperative serum carcinoembryonic antigen
Consequences of a selective approach toward pulmonary valve replacement in adult patients with tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary regurgitation
Hemidiaphragm plication after repair of congenital heart defects in children
Notice of Correction
Angular (Gothic) aortic arch leads to enhanced systolic wave reflection, central aortic stiffness, and increased left ventricular mass late after aortic coarctation repair
Histopathologic changes in ascending aorta and risk factors related to histopathologic conditions and aortic dilatation in patients with tetralogy of Fallot
The effect of ductal diameter on surgical and medical closure of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates
The influence of systemic hemodynamics and oxygen transport on cerebral oxygen saturation in neonates after the Norwood procedure
Genetic factors are important determinants of neurodevelopmental outcome after repair of tetralogy of Fallot
N-terminal B-type natriuretic peptide levels in pediatric patients with congestive heart failure undergoing cardiac surgery
Mixed total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
Atorvastatin impairs the myocardial angiogenic response to chronic ischemia in normocholesterolemic swine
Cyclosporine A prevents apoptosis-related mitochondrial dysfunction after neonatal cardioplegic arrest
Isoprostanes constrict human radial artery by stimulation of thromboxane receptors, Ca2+ release, and RhoA activation
Nonischemic myocardial acidosis adversely affects microvascular and myocardial function and triggers apoptosis during cardioplegia
Predicting survival among high-risk pediatric cardiac transplant recipients
Additive protection against lung ischemia-reperfusion injury by adenosine A2A receptor activation before procurement and during reperfusion
The impact of the lung allocation score on short-term transplantation outcomes
Inhibition of protein kinase Cα improves myocardial β-adrenergic receptor signaling and ventricular function in a model of myocardial preservation
Reliability of risk algorithms in predicting early and late operative outcomes in high-risk patients undergoing aortic valve replacement
Worldwide surgical experience with the Paracor HeartNet cardiac restraint device
Effects of visual force feedback on robot-assisted surgical task performance
Thrombus formation in a HeartMate II left ventricular assist device
The acute and chronic effects of bullectomy on cardiovascular function at rest and during exercise
Intrathoracic migration of a breast prosthesis after thoracotomy
Partial lobar torsion secondary to traumatic hemothorax
What happens after pneumonectomy? A prospective study using the transpulmonary thermodilution method
Hernia of Morgagni
Stable partial dehiscence of aortic homograft inserted freehand by using the subcoronary intra-aortic root noncoronary sinus Ross scallop inclusion technique
An alternative approach for chest drainage after cardiac surgery
Rupture of fibrous bands associated with aortic root dilatation
Extra-anatomic bypass of the superior vena cava after successful stenting for fibrosing mediastinitis
Ventriculoarterial septal defect with separate aortic and pulmonary valves, but common ventriculoarterial junction
Papillary muscle realignment for symptomatic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
The extrapleural fat sign
Cutting secondary chordae and placing dual taut stitches between the anterior mitral fibrous annulus and the heads of each papillary muscle to treat ischemic mitral regurgitation without deteriorating left ventricular function
Ensuring proper leaflet apposition during mitral valve repair
Ensuring proper leaflet apposition during mitral valve repair
Ascending aortic cannulation in acute type A aortic dissection
Ascending aortic cannulation in acute type A aortic dissection
Better surgical prognosis for patients with Down syndrome
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
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