The JTCVS
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Surgery for adults with congenital heart disease should be performed by congenital heart surgeons
Uric acid levels and outcomes from coronary artery bypass grafting
Man and machine
Lobectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) versus thoracotomy for lung cancer
Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura
Comparison of patterns of relapse in thymic carcinoma and thymoma
Composite cervical skin and cartilage flap provides a novel large airway substitute after long-segment tracheal resection
Recurrent intrathoracic thymomas
Hybrid endovascular aortic arch repair using branched endoprosthesis
Intraoperative bypass graft flow in intra-aortic balloon pump-supported patients
Myocardial viability and cardiac dyssynchrony as strong predictors of perioperative mortality in high-risk patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy having coronary artery bypass surgery
Outcomes of double valve surgery for active infective endocarditis
Comparison of radial artery patency according to proximal anastomosis site
Effective transcatheter valve implantation after pulmonary homograft failure
Clinical outcome 5 to 18 years after the Fontan operation performed on children younger than 5 years
Blood flow distribution in a large series of patients having the Fontan operation
Risk factors for early pulmonary valve replacement after valve disruption in congenital pulmonary stenosis and tetralogy of Fallot
Minimally invasive surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
Endovascular treatment of acute and chronic aortic dissection
Evaluation of the PAS-Port Proximal Anastomosis System in coronary artery bypass surgery (the EPIC trial)
Real-time assessment of cardiac perfusion, coronary angiography, and acute intravascular thrombi using dual-channel near-infrared fluorescence imaging
Dysfunction induced by ischemia versus edema
The effect of biventricular pacing on cardiac function after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass in patients with reduced left ventricular function
A new de-airing technique that reduces systemic microemboli during open surgery
Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3-stimulated hypoxia inducible factor-1α mediates estrogen receptor-α-induced mesenchymal stem cell vascular endothelial growth factor production
Chronic septal infarction confers right ventricular protection during mechanical left ventricular unloading
Diagnostic value of endobronchial ultrasonography for pulmonary tuberculosis
Increased vascular permeability after cardiopulmonary bypass in patients with diabetes is associated with increased expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and hepatocyte growth factor
The impact of smoking in primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Correlation between plasma osteopontin levels and aortic valve calcification
Uric acid levels and outcome from coronary artery bypass grafting
The effects of normoxic versus hyperoxic cardiopulmonary bypass on oxidative stress and inflammatory response in cyanotic pediatric patients undergoing open cardiac surgery
Vascular abnormalities and cardiomyocyte lipofuscin deposits in endomyocardial biopsy specimens of heart transplant recipients
Right but not left ventricular function recovers early after living-donor lobar lung transplantation in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
Bridging patients after salvage from bridge to decision directly to transplant by means of prolonged support with the CentriMag short-term centrifugal pump
A difficult case
Potential for benefits of aprotinin use to outweigh risks in patients undergoing the Ross procedure
Left main compression syndrome by idiopathic pulmonary artery aneurysm caused by medial necrosis Erdheim-Gsell combined with bicuspid pulmonary valve
Aortic pseudoaneurysm compressing the left coronary artery
Persistent interstitial pulmonary emphysema requiring pneumonectomy
Surgical resection of resectable thoracic metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation
Radio-guided surgery for ventricular remodeling in patients with ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
“Circular clamp” excision
Combined use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and activated protein C for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and septic shock
The first self-endothelialized titanium-coated glutaraldehyde-fixed heart valve prosthesis within systemic circulation
AXILLARY ARTERY CANNULATION PITFALLS
AXILLARY ARTERY CANNULATION PITFALLS
ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENT OF AIRWAY STENOSIS AFTER LUNG TRANSPLANTATION
ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENT OF AIRWAY STENOSIS AFTER LUNG TRANSPLANTATION
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM DECREASES MORTALITY AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM DECREASES MORTALITY AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY
TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN T-LYMPHOTROPIC VIRUS TYPE I BY BILATERAL LIVING-DONOR LOBAR LUNG TRANSPLANTATION
DOES HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA IMPROVE OPERATIVE OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITHOUT CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE WHO UNDERGO CARDIAC SURGERY?
DOES HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA IMPROVE OPERATIVE OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITHOUT CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE WHO UNDERGO CARDIAC SURGERY?
HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR-1α IN STEM CELL PRECONDITIONING
THE IMPLICATIONS OF OUTCOME PREDICTORS WHEN TRANSITIONING FROM ARTERIAL TO DOUBLE-SWITCH SURGERY
CONTEGRA AND EXTRACARDIAC FONTAN
LATE RUPTURE OF EXPANDED POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE NEOCHORDAE USED FOR MITRAL VALVE REPAIR
BIVENTRICULAR PACING AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY
PERCUTANEOUS AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION
PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF VISCERAL PLEURAL INVASION AND TUMOR SIZE IN NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER
SERUM BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE FOR PREDICTION OF SUCCESSFUL MEDICAL TREATMENT OF PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS IN PREMATURE INFANTS
MECHANISM OF MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION BY PRESSURE-VOLUME UNLOADING INVOLVES STRETCH-INDUCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
MEETINGS AND COURSES
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery