Relations between cardiothoracic surgeons and industry
Treatment selection for coronary artery disease
Factors affecting interest in cardiothoracic surgery
Regional wall motion abnormalities and scarring in severe functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
Recovery of left ventricular function after surgical correction of mitral regurgitation caused by leaflet prolapse
Mitral leaflet anatomy revisited
Re-creation of a sinuslike graft expansion in Bentall procedure reduces stress at the coronary button anastomoses
Short- and midterm outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery performed by surgeons in training
Arterial revascularization in primary coronary artery bypass grafting
Dimensional analysis of human saphenous vein grafts
Seven-year results with the St Jude Medical Silzone mechanical prosthesis
Surgical volume and outcomes of off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Valve-sparing and valve-replacing techniques for aortic root replacement in patients with Marfan syndrome
The complex relationship between pediatric cardiac surgical case volumes and mortality rates in a national clinical database
Experimental off-pump transventricular pulmonary valve replacement using a self-expandable valved stent
Right ventricular hypertrophy with early dysfunction
Myocardial membrane injury in pediatric cardiac surgery
Factors associated with arch reintervention and growth of the aortic arch after coarctation repair in neonates weighing less than 2.5 kg
The role of enucleation with or without septal myectomy for discrete subaortic stenosis
The analysis of a prospective surgical database improves postoperative fast-tracking algorithms after pulmonary resection
Evaluation of the new TNM staging system proposed by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer at a single institution
Management of pleural recurrence after curative resection of thymoma
Stability of an autologous platelet clot in the pericardial sac
Pediatric empyema
Quantification of the impact of segmentectomy on pulmonary function by perfusion single-photon-emission computed tomography and multidetector computed tomography
Myocardial revascularization with miniaturized extracorporeal circulation versus off pump
Dynamic computed tomography to determine cardiac output in patients with left ventricular assist devices
A differential release of matrix metalloproteinases 9 and 2 during coronary artery bypass grafting and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
Tracking cardiac engraftment and distribution of implanted bone marrow cells
Matching donor to recipient in lung transplantation
Enhanced fibrinolysis protects against lung ischemia–reperfusion injury
Long-acting oral phosphodiesterase inhibition preconditions against reperfusion injury in an experimental lung transplantation model
Prevalence of significant peripheral artery disease in patients evaluated for percutaneous aortic valve insertion
Epicardial off-pump pulmonary vein isolation and vagal denervation improve long-term outcome and quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation
Cavernous hemangioma of the bronchial wall
Early calcification of a stentless pericardial bioprosthesis in the elderly
Acute rupture of both papillary muscles after aortic valve replacement for infective endocarditis
Spontaneous regression of a mediastinal thymoma
Acute myocardial infarction and limb ischemia as manifestation of nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis
Multiple papillary fibroelastoma with quadricuspid aortic valve
Pulmonary venous obstruction in a patient with Marfan syndrome
Ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm after aortic valve replacement
Dual left ventricular restorations in a patient with cardiac sarcoidosis
Potential role of the Impella Recover left ventricular assist device in the management of postinfarct ventricular septal defect
Aortic dissection type A after supra-aortic debranching and implantation of an endovascular stent-graft for type B dissection
Why are the results reported from this center inconsistant with the general experience of 4000 implants and 10 years of follow-up?
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Shelhigh bioprosthesis in active infective endocarditis
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Distal axillary artery cannulation can be useful to achieve arterial inflow in descending aortic surgery
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