The surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation
The demise of aprotinin
Guidelines for reporting mortality and morbidity after cardiac valve interventions
Glycemic profile in infants who have undergone the arterial switch operation
Perioperative B-type natriuretic peptide levels predict outcome after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis and total cavopulmonary connection
Single-stage versus 2-stage repair of coarctation of the aorta with ventricular septal defect
Concomitant treatment with oral L-arginine improves the efficacy of surgical angiogenesis in patients with severe diffuse coronary artery disease
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Polyurethane cuffed endotracheal tubes to prevent early postoperative pneumonia after cardiac surgery
Reduction in postsurgical adhesion formation after cardiac surgery in a rabbit model using N,O-carboxymethyl chitosan to block cell adherence
Optimizing selective cerebral perfusion
Acute β-blockade prevents myocardial β-adrenergic receptor desensitization and preserves early ventricular function after brain death
Transplantation of hypoxia-preconditioned mesenchymal stem cells improves infarcted heart function via enhanced survival of implanted cells and angiogenesis
Is minimally invasive harvesting of the great saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass surgery a cost-effective technique?
Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging can be used in place of positron emission tomography for N staging of non–small cell lung cancer with fewer false-positive results
Impact of tumor-infiltrating T cells on survival in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma
Clinicopathologic factors influencing postoperative prognosis in patients with small-sized adenocarcinoma of the lung
Transbronchial needle aspiration in sarcoidosis
Remediastinoscopy in restaging of lung cancer after induction therapy
A novel method to reduce pericardial adhesion
Notice of Correction
Robotic totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass
Surgery for atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral valve disease
Isolating the entire posterior left atrium improves surgical outcomes after the Cox maze procedure
Aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50 to 70 years
Valve repair versus valve replacement for degenerative mitral valve disease
Pulmonary vein isolation and the Cox maze procedure only partially denervate the atrium
The aortopathy of bicuspid aortic valve disease has distinctive patterns and usually involves the transverse aortic arch
Hypothermic circulatory arrest with selective antegrade cerebral perfusion in ascending aortic and aortic arch surgery
Early and late outcome of cardiac surgery in dialysis-dependent patients
Volume–outcome relationships in coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients
Native lung volume reduction surgery relieves functional graft compression after single-lung transplantation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Dual immunosuppression enhances vasomotor injury
Video-assisted thoracoscopic completion pneumonectomy for a second primary cancer
Detection and duration of aspirin resistance after coronary artery bypass grafting
Primary intimal pulmonary artery sarcoma
Left ventricular assist device as a bridge to surgery in postinfarction ventricular septal defect
Right-sided heart reperfusion in pediatric patients with left ventricular assist device
Hemoptysis caused by an endobronchial lipoma
A new type of diaphragmatic hernia
Primary esophageal large T-cell lymphoma mimicking esophageal carcinoma
Events of Interest
Announcement of 2008 Annual Meeting
Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship, 2009-2010
Resident Traveling Fellowship, 2008-2009
Third Edward D. Churchill Research Scholarship 2009-2011
Announcement of 2008 Annual Meeting
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