Acute hepatitis C virus and cardiac surgeons
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Brain maturation is delayed in infants with complex congenital heart defects
Congenital supravalvar mitral ring
Factors predicting the progress of mitral valve disease in surgically treated adults with ostium primum atrial septal defects
Specific issues after surgical repair of partial atrioventricular septal defect
Minimally invasive perventricular device closure of an isolated perimembranous ventricular septal defect with a newly designed delivery system
Fontan hemodynamics
Is botulinum toxin injection of the pylorus during Ivor–Lewis esophagogastrectomy the optimal drainage strategy?
Tailored cricoplasty
Expression of LKB1 tumor suppressor in non–small cell lung cancer determines sensitivity to 2-deoxyglucose
Predictors of major morbidity and mortality after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
Stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of stage I non–small cell lung cancer in high-risk patients
Change in maximum standardized uptake value on repeat positron emission tomography after chemoradiotherapy in patients with esophageal cancer identifies complete responders
Surgical treatment is decisive for outcome in chondrosarcoma of the chest wall
CXCL12 and CXCR4 in adenocarcinoma of the lung
Survival according to the site of bronchial microscopic residual disease after lung resection for non–small cell lung cancer
Evolution in the management of the total thoracic aorta
Management of moderate functional mitral regurgitation at the time of aortic valve replacement
Valve-sparing and valve-replacing techniques for aortic root replacement in patients with Marfan syndrome
Off-pump versus on-pump myocardial revascularization in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
Metabolic syndrome is an independent risk factor for stroke and acute renal failure after coronary artery bypass grafting
Effects of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for primary hyperhidrosis on cardiac autonomic nervous activity
Ministernotomy versus conventional sternotomy for aortic valve replacement
Treatment of aortic stenosis with aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit) surgery
Does reperfusion injury still cause significant mortality after lung transplantation?
CD4+ T lymphocytes mediate acute pulmonary ischemia–reperfusion injury
A new strategy for prevention of anastomotic stricture using tacrolimus-eluting biodegradable nanofiber
Effect of work-hour restriction on operative experience in cardiothoracic surgical residency training
Dynamic fluid shifts induced by fetal bypass
Acute hyperglycemia enhances oxidative stress and exacerbates myocardial infarction by activating nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase during reperfusion
Removal of prostaglandin E2 and increased intraoperative blood pressure during modified ultrafiltration in pediatric cardiac surgery
Evaluation of platelet activation in patients supported by the Jarvik 2000∗ high–rotational speed impeller ventricular assist device
Contractile function is preserved in unloaded hearts despite atrophic remodeling
Malignant transformation of tracheal inflammatory pseudotumor
Infective mitral valve myxoma with coronary artery embolization
Familial fetal-type rhabdomyoma of the tricuspid valve in the neonate
Diagnosis and management of tritruncal heart in an infant
Left atrial ball thrombus associated with severe left ventricular dysfunction due to aortic valve stenosis in a patient on dialysis
Long-term cardiac remodeling after salvage partial left ventriculectomy in an infant with anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
Atrial septal defect repair after a 10-month treatment with bosentan in a patient with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension
Use of mitral homograft to support a mechanical valve prosthesis
Concomitant giant coronary artery and coronary sinus aneurysms
Rapid extracorporeal life support rescue in patients undergoing the Norwood procedure
Treatment of anastomotic leaks after esophagectomy with endoscopic hemoclips
Sleeve resection of the left main bronchus for delayed extraction of a chicken bone
A successful neonatal repair of congenital aortic aneurysm with cleft sternum
Successful bilateral lung transplant from a donor with a tracheal right upper lobe bronchus
Transcatheter aortic valve intervention through the axillary artery for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis
Palliative bidirectional Glenn anastomosis for unresectable metastasis in the right ventricle from renal cell carcinoma 16 years after nephrectomy
Repair for acute type A aortic dissection with a long elephant trunk technique
Left atrial hybrid closure of muscular ventricular septal defects with the Amplatzer device
The particle gel immunoassay as a rapid test to rule out heparin-induced thrombocytopenia?
A potential of autologous pericardium for a sustained-release carrier of vancomycin
PREOPERATIVE AND INTRAOPERATIVE CONSIDERATIONS FOR RADIAL ARTERY ANOMALIES IN CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING
PREOPERATIVE AND INTRAOPERATIVE CONSIDERATIONS FOR RADIAL ARTERY ANOMALIES IN CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING
INAPPROPRIATE COMPARISON OF SURVIVAL RATES AT 30 DAYS IN TRANSPLANTED PATIENTS PREVIOUSLY IMPLANTED OR NOT WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES
INAPPROPRIATE COMPARISON OF SURVIVAL RATES AT 30 DAYS IN TRANSPLANTED PATIENTS PREVIOUSLY IMPLANTED OR NOT WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES
NONOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF AN EXTENSIVE TRACHEAL INJURY IN AN 860-G PRETERM NEONATE
NONOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF AN EXTENSIVE TRACHEAL INJURY IN AN 860-G PRETERM NEONATE
PREOPERATIVE CORONARY STUDY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION AND ENDOCARDITIS
PREOPERATIVE CORONARY STUDY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION AND ENDOCARDITIS
Highlights from the 2008 American Heart Association Scientific Session
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The Foundation for Accelerated Vascular Research Annual Wylie Scholar Award, Application Deadline March 16, 2009