Mitral valve surgery for functional mitral regurgitation
Norman E. Shumway, MD, PhD
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Repair-oriented classification of aortic insufficiency
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Effects of on- and off-pump coronary artery surgery on graft patency, survival, and health-related quality of life
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Is preoperative serum creatinine a reliable indicator of outcome in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery?
Impact of preoperative clopidogrel in off pump coronary artery bypass surgery
Factors associated with the development of aortic valve regurgitation over time after two different techniques of valve-sparing aortic root surgery
Management and decision-making strategy for systolic anterior motion after mitral valve repair
Predictors of recurrence and reoperation for prosthetic valve endocarditis after valve replacement surgery for native valve endocarditis
Propensity analysis of survival after subcoronary or root replacement techniques for homograft aortic valve replacement
Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation for extubation failure after cardiac surgery
Improvement in long-term survival after hospital discharge but not in freedom from reoperation after the change from atrial to arterial switch for transposition of the great arteries
Discussion
Mechanical cavopulmonary assist maintains pulmonary and cerebral blood flow in a piglet model of a bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt with high pulmonary vascular resistance
Discussion
Mechanical valves versus the Ross procedure for aortic valve replacement in children
Discussion
Biventricular repair in patients with heterotaxy syndrome
Discussion
Exercise performance and quality of life following surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in the pediatric population
Parachute mitral valve
Evaluation of a novel Y-shaped extracardiac Fontan baffle using computational fluid dynamics
Anatomic repair for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries
Should endobronchial ultrasonography be part of the thoracic surgeon's armamentarium?
Discussion
Fatal complications of adult paraesophageal hernia
Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio and its association with survival after complete resection in non–small cell lung cancer
Prognostic impact of intratumoral vessel invasion in completely resected pathologic stage I non–small cell lung cancer
Complete resection of pulmonary inflammatory pseudotumors has excellent long-term prognosis
Induction chemoradiotherapy facilitates radical resection of T4 non–small cell lung cancer invading the spine
Nonseminomatous germ cell tumors
A phase I study of extrapleural pneumonectomy and intracavitary intraoperative hyperthermic cisplatin with amifostine cytoprotection for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Cerebrovascular response to continuous cold perfusion and hypothermic circulatory arrest
Chronic partial unloading restores β-adrenergic responsiveness and reverses receptor downregulation in failing rat hearts
Cell-based gene therapy modifies matrix remodeling after a myocardial infarction in tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-3–deficient mice
Coronary artery bypass grafting with a minimized cardiopulmonary bypass circuit
A mouse model of orthotopic, single-lung transplantation
Cellular electrophysiologic and mechanical evidence of superior vascular protection in pulmonary microcirculation by Perfadex compared with Celsior
Giant primary paraganglioma of the left ventricle
A case of antiphospholipid syndrome presenting with a floating thrombus in the ascending aorta
Midterm patency rate after saphenous vein grafting with a PAS-Port device
Late rupture of polytetrafluoroethylene neochordae after mitral valve repair
Stapler versus precision dissection and sealant in comparing completion technique of fissures for lobectomy
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