Fifty years of cardiothoracic surgery through the looking glass and what the future holds
Regional heterogeneity within the aorta
The legacy of coronary sinus interventions
Impact of left ventricular function on immediate and long-term outcomes after pericardiectomy in constrictive pericarditis
Bovine pericardial versus porcine stented replacement aortic valves
Influence of preoperative renal dysfunction on one-year bypass graft patency and two-year outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
Long-term results after ablation for long-standing atrial fibrillation concomitant to surgery for organic heart disease
Influence of patent false lumen on long-term outcome after surgery for acute type A aortic dissection
Conduit choice for coronary artery bypass grafting after mediastinal radiation
Type A aortic dissection
Transgenic model of cardiac rhabdomyosarcoma formation
Impact of the Maze operation on the progression of mild functional tricuspid regurgitation
Treatment of type II endoleaks associated with left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic aortic stent grafting
How does the use of polytetrafluoroethylene neochordae for posterior mitral valve prolapse (loop technique) compare with leaflet resection? A prospective randomized trial
Carbon dioxide—a complex gas in a complex circulation
Impact of early and standardized treatment with amiodarone on therapeutic success and outcome in pediatric patients with postoperative tachyarrhythmia
Complete heart block associated with device closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects
Perioperative course in 118 infants and children undergoing coarctation repair via a thoracotomy
The bidirectional Glenn operation
Cleft closure and undersizing annuloplasty improve mitral repair in atrioventricular canal defects
Novel approach with intratracheal administration of microgelatin hydrogel microspheres incorporating basic fibroblast growth factor for rescue of rats with monocrotaline-induced pulmonary hypertension
The effects of the Cox maze procedure on atrial function
Myocardial ischemia is more important than the effects of cardiopulmonary bypass on myocardial water handling and postoperative dysfunction
Inhibitory kappa B kinase-β is a target for specific nuclear factor kappa B-mediated delayed cardioprotection
Inflammatory lung injury after cardiopulmonary bypass is attenuated by adenosine A2A receptor activation
Secondary surgical procedures after endovascular stent grafting of the thoracic aorta
Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation
Harmonic scalpel versus electrocautery for harvest of radial artery conduits
A fusion protein of hepatocyte growth factor enhances reconstruction of myocardium in a cardiac patch derived from porcine urinary bladder matrix
Low thromboembolic risk for patients with the Heartmate II left ventricular assist device
Multidetector computed tomographic characteristics of nonabsorbable polymer versus titanium ligature clips in a vascular model
Factors leading to tracheobronchial self-expandable metallic stent fracture
Prevention of stricture development after corrosive esophageal burn with a modified esophageal stent in dogs
Prognostic evaluation based on a new TNM staging system proposed by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer for resected non–small cell lung cancers
Sleeve lung resection for lung cancer
Is lung cancer resection indicated in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis?
Ascending aortic dissection after proximal bypass anastomotic device
Sclerosing hemangioma with an air halo
Long-term remission of hepatic hydrothorax after OK-432 pleurodesis
Perioperative nesiritide and possible renal protection in patients with moderate to severe kidney dysfunction
Repair of a traumatic sternal deformity
Pumpless extracorporeal gas exchange aiding central airway surgery
Giant left atrial thrombus with mechanical compromise of the mitral valve
Patients with truncus arteriosus do not have a patent arterial duct
Solitary metastasis of urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder to the heart
Infiltration of saline solution around the saphenous vein facilitates stripping for coronary bypass surgery
Electromagnetic interaction between an axial left ventricular assist device and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
Surgical ventricular restoration by means of a new technique to preserve left ventricular compliance
Lecompte operation
Pediatric Application of the Thoratec CentriMag BiVAD as a Bridge to Heart Transplantation
Mesenchymal stem cells engineered to overexpress stem cell factor improve cardiac function but have malignant potential
Coronary sinus reducer stent
Single-stage versus 2-stage repair of coarctation of the aorta with ventricular septal defect
Single-stage versus 2-stage repair of coarctation of the aorta with ventricular septal defect
Solid and gaseous cerebral microembolization after biologic and mechanical aortic valve replacement
Solid and gaseous cerebral microembolization after biologic and mechanical aortic valve replacement
Contegra and extracardiac Fontan
Contegra and extracardiac Fontan
Challenges of small cardiac units
Challenges of small cardiac units
Meetings and Courses
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