The quest to optimize neurodevelopmental outcomes in neonatal arch reconstruction
Gender difference in survival of resected non–small cell lung cancer
Repair of massive stent-induced tracheoesophageal fistula
Laryngeal split and rib cartilage interpositional grafting
Exogenous surfactant attenuation of ischemia–reperfusion injury in the lung through alteration of inflammatory and apoptotic factors
Differential gene expression profiling of esophageal adenocarcinoma
Intraoperative pleural lavage cytology after lung resection as an independent prognostic factor for staging lung cancer
Impact of prior percutaneous coronary intervention on the outcome of coronary artery bypass surgery
Increased mortality and perioperative complications in patients with previous elective percutaneous coronary interventions undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
Reduction of four-and-a-half LIM-protein 2 expression occurs in human left ventricular failure and leads to altered localization and reduced activity of metabolic enzymes
Surgical repair of postinfarction ventricular septal rupture
Bilateral internal thoracic artery on the left side
Safer aortic crossclamping during short-term moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest for cardiac surgery in patients with a bad ascending aorta
Patient outcome after aortic valve replacement with a mechanical or biological prosthesis
Why is the surgical ventricular restoration operation effective for ischemic cardiomyopathy? Geometric analysis with magnetic resonance imaging of changes in regional ventricular function after surgical ventricular restoration
Study of the factors related to atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
Does preoperative atrial fibrillation increase the risk for mortality and morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting?
Decellularization reduces calcification while improving both durability and 1-year functional results of pulmonary homograft valves in juvenile sheep
Valved stents for transapical pulmonary valve replacement
Transannular patching is a valid alternative for tetralogy of Fallot and complete atrioventricular septal defect repair
Surgical management of multiple ventricular septal defects
Perventricular device closure of muscular ventricular septal defects on beating hearts
Prospective longitudinal study of coagulation profiles in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome from stage I through Fontan completion
Surgical ventricular reconstruction in mice
Aortic root morphology in patients undergoing percutaneous aortic valve replacement
Tagged cine magnetic resonance imaging with a finite element model can predict the severity of retrosternal adhesions prior to redo cardiac surgery
Direct epicardial shock wave therapy improves ventricular function and induces angiogenesis in ischemic heart failure
Early planned institution of biventricular mechanical circulatory support results in improved outcomes compared with delayed conversion of a left ventricular assist device to a biventricular assist device
Hypoxic reoxygenation during initial reperfusion attenuates cardiac dysfunction and limits ischemia–reperfusion injury after cardioplegic arrest in a porcine model
A semiquantitative analysis of reactive astrogliosis demonstrates its correlation with the number of intact motor neurons after transient spinal cord ischemia
Cyclophosphamide protects against myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
Diazoxide protects myocardial mitochondria, metabolism, and function during cardiac surgery
Improved myocardial protection in the failing heart by selective endothelin-A receptor blockade
The role of cerebral hyperperfusion in postoperative neurologic dysfunction after left ventricular assist device implantation for end-stage heart failure
Coronary stent disease
Pneumothorax in two siblings
Accidental perforation of the left ventricle with a Bonanno catheter
Give the patient another chance
Stent graft coarctation after frozen elephant trunk procedure
A novel surgical approach to left main coronary artery giant aneurysm thrombosis in a child with a history of Kawasaki disease
Resection and reconstruction of the roof of the coronary sinus for an unusually attached left atrial myxoma
Retrosternal adhesiolysis through an anterior minithoracotomy
WHY IS FREEDOM FROM ATRIAL FIBRILLATION STILL LOWER WITH ENDOSCOPIC PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION THAN WITH THE COX MAZE III PROCEDURE?
WHY IS FREEDOM FROM ATRIAL FIBRILLATION STILL LOWER WITH ENDOSCOPIC PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION THAN WITH THE COX MAZE III PROCEDURE?
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