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How it came about
Treatment of acute type b aortic dissection
Low-volume coronary artery bypass surgery
Postpneumonectomy syndrome
Secretory phospholipase A2 is required to produce histologic changes associated with gastroduodenal reflux in a murine model
En bloc esophagectomy reduces local recurrence and improves survival compared with transhiatal resection after neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma
A novel bioengineered small-caliber vascular graft incorporating heparin and sirolimus
Magnetic resonance imaging assessment of reverse left ventricular remodeling late after restrictive mitral annuloplasty in early stages of dilated cardiomyopathy
The “occasional open heart surgeon” revisited
Long-term results of the open stent-grafting technique for extended aortic arch disease
Survival after valve replacement for aortic stenosis
A 20-year experience with mitral valve repair with artificial chordae in 608 patients
Operative delay for peripheral malperfusion syndrome in acute type A aortic dissection
Impact of left atrial volume reduction concomitant with atrial fibrillation surgery on left atrial geometry and mechanical function
Effect of procedural volume on outcome of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in Japan
Surgical treatment of congenital mitral valve disease
Short-term conversion to open surgery after endovascular stent-grafting of the thoracic aorta
Endocardial hypothermia and pulmonary vein isolation with epicardial cryoablation in a porcine beating-heart model
Stereoscopic vision display technology in real-time three-dimensional echocardiography-guided intracardiac beating-heart surgery
Low-dose dobutamine cardiac magnetic resonance imaging with myocardial strain analysis predicts myocardial recoverability after coronary artery bypass grafting
Local infusion of bupivacaine combined with intravenous patient-controlled analgesia provides better pain relief than intravenous patient-controlled analgesia alone in patients undergoing minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Improving outcomes with long-term “destination” therapy using left ventricular assist devices
Extracorporeal lung membrane provides better lung protection than conventional treatment for severe postpneumonectomy noncardiogenic acute respiratory distress syndrome
Association of device surface and biomaterials with immunologic sensitization after mechanical support
Complicated acute type B aortic dissection involving the arch
Transmitral endocavitary repair of inferior left ventricular pseudoaneurysm
Papillary muscle sandwich plasty for ischemic mitral regurgitation
Surgical intervention for retrograde type A aortic dissection caused by endovascular stent insertion for type B aortic dissection
Significance of radial artery anomalies in coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Open stent grafting of descending aorta to control suture line hemorrhage in type B dissection
A meta-analysis of comparative studies of endovascular versus open repair for blunt thoracic aortic injury
A near fatal presentation of a bronchogenic cyst compressing the left main coronary artery
Congenital Bochdalek hernia presenting with acute pancreatitis in an adult
The feasibility of diaphragmatic transplantation as potential therapy for treatment of respiratory failure associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Perspectives on patients with diabetes mellitus and triple-vessel disease undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting after previous percutaneous coronary intervention
Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cognitive decline after on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cognitive decline after on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Surgical techniques for posterior aortic root enlargement
Surgical techniques for posterior aortic root enlargement
Endovascular treatment of mycotic aortic aneurysms
Endovascular treatment of mycotic aortic aneurysms
Grey zone area for Glenn and future Fontan candidates
Hypertension in coarctation
Hypertension in coarctation
Heart valve tissue engineering
Heart valve tissue engineering
Percutaneous aortic valve replacement with the CoreValve bioprosthesis
Percutaneous aortic valve replacement with the CoreValve bioprosthesis
Does the method of lung preservation influence outcome after transplantation? An analysis of 681 consecutive procedures
Does the method of lung preservation influence outcome after transplantation? An analysis of 681 consecutive procedures
Events of Interest
Announcement of 2009 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
Notices
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