New developments in the Journal
“How many cardiac surgeons does it take to write a research article?”
The future of risk stratification in thoracic surgery
Structural–functional correlates of the 3-dimensional arrangement of the myocytes making up the ventricular walls
Cardiac structure/function relationships
Use of custom Dacron branch grafts for “hybrid” aortic debranching during endovascular repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Incomplete revascularization reduces survival benefit of coronary artery bypass grafting
A self-renewing, tissue-engineered vascular graft for arterial reconstruction
Stress cardiac single-photon emission computed tomographic imaging late after coronary artery bypass surgery for risk stratification and estimation of time to cardiac events
Deleterious outcome of No-React–treated stentless valved conduits after aortic root replacement
Spironolactone alleviates late cardiac remodeling after left ventricular restoration surgery
A proteomic study of the aortic media in human thoracic aortic dissection
Initial clinical experience with Myxo-ETlogix * mitral valve repair ring
Clinical outcomes of combined aortic root replacement with mitral valve surgery
Extubation in the operating room after congenital heart surgery in children
Risk factors for interstage death after stage 1 reconstruction of hypoplastic left heart syndrome and variants
Functional status, heart rate, and rhythm abnormalities in 521 Fontan patients 6 to 18 years of age
Outcome of 200 patients after an extracardiac Fontan procedure
The endothelin-1 G5665T polymorphism impacts transplant-free survival for single ventricle patients
Significant correlation of comprehensive Aristotle score with total cardiac output during the early postoperative period after the Norwood procedure
Impaired sublingual microvascular perfusion during surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
Pretreatment with ω-3 fatty acid infusion to prevent leukocyte–endothelial injury responses seen in cardiac surgery
Atrial natriuretic peptide gene transfection with a novel envelope vector system ameliorates pulmonary hypertension in rats
Reduced Pulsatility Induces Periarteritis in Kidney
Vascular allografts are resistant to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus through indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase in a murine model
A dynamic and chamber-specific mitochondrial remodeling in right ventricular hypertrophy can be therapeutically targeted
Accelerated treatment of postpneumonectomy empyema
Rigid bronchoscopy and surgical resection for broncholithiasis and calcified mediastinal lymph nodes
Descending necrotizing mediastinitis
Use of novel autoantibody and cancer-related protein arrays for the detection of esophageal adenocarcinoma in serum
Lack of fludeoxyglucose F 18 uptake in posttreatment positron emission tomography as a significant predictor of survival after subsequent surgery in multimodality treatment for patients with locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Early failure of a mechanical bileaflet aortic valve prosthesis due to pannus
Surgical management of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm associated with systemic lupus erythematosus
Unmasked diabetes insipidus after pericardial drainage and biopsy for pericardial effusion in association with Erdheim–Chester disease
Intraoperative fluorescence angiography to determine the extent of injury after penetrating cardiac trauma
Fatal thrombotic event after infusion of recombinant activated factor VII after cardiac surgery
The use of LigaSure for preservation of a previous coronary artery bypass graft by using the left internal thoracic artery in a left upper lobectomy
Recurrent foreign body granuloma with airway obstruction
Teratoma with malignant transformation in the anterior mediastinum
Carcinoid tumor nested within a bronchogenic cyst
Imaging of tumor infiltration of the pulmonary artery amenable to sleeve resection
Stentless valve dehiscence
Stentless valve dehiscence
Management of postintubation tracheal ruptures
Management of postintubation tracheal ruptures
RIFLE criteria in aortic arch surgery
RIFLE criteria in aortic arch surgery
RIFLE criteria in aortic arch surgery
New technique for postinfarction ventricular septal rupture
Adverse events in reoperative cardiac surgery
Adverse events in reoperative cardiac surgery
Redon drains and underwater seal
Redon drains and underwater seal
Robotic cardiac surgery
Robotic cardiac surgery
Simultaneous hybrid coronary revascularization reduces postoperative morbidity compared with results from conventional off-pump coronary artery bypass
Simultaneous hybrid coronary revascularization reduces postoperative morbidity compared with results from conventional off-pump coronary artery bypass
Minimally invasive implantation of a cardioverter in children
The effect of ductal diameter on surgical and medical closure of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates
The effect of ductal diameter on surgical and medical closure of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates
Meta-analyses with rare events should use adequate methods
Factors predicting poor survival after resection of stage IA non–small cell lung cancer
Focus on the Thoracoscore
Highlights from the 57th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology
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Announcement of 2009 Annual Meeting
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Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship, 2009-2010
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