Primed for lethal battle
The Norwood procedure using a right ventricle–pulmonary artery conduit
Discussion
Association of neonatal hypoxia with lasting changes in left ventricular gene expression
Coarctation repair in neonates and young infants
Pulmonary valve replacement in repaired tetralogy of Fallot
Aminoterminal brain-type natriuretic peptide levels correlate with heart failure in patients with bidirectional Glenn anastomosis and with morbidity after the Fontan operation
Impact of DEL22q11, trisomy 21, and other genetic syndromes on surgical outcome of conotruncal heart defects
The practical clinical value of three-dimensional models of complex congenitally malformed hearts
Effect of sympathectomy level on the incidence of compensatory hyperhidrosis after sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis
Structural and morphologic evaluation of a novel detergent–enzymatic tissue-engineered tracheal tubular matrix
Discussion
Clinical characteristics, biologic behavior, and survival after esophagectomy are similar for adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction and the distal esophagus
Discussion
Silver nitrate through flexible bronchoscope in the treatment of bronchopleural fistulae
The sentinel node concept in adenocarcinomas of the distal esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
A novel method for determining adjacent lung segments with infrared thoracoscopy
Extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Midterm results of endovascular treatment of complicated acute type B aortic dissection
Discussion
Influence of prosthesis–patient mismatch on exercise-induced arrhythmias
Prosthesis–patient mismatch is less frequent and more clinically indolent in patients operated for aortic insufficiency
Cell therapy with autologous bone marrow mononuclear stem cells is associated with superior cardiac recovery compared with use of nonmodified mesenchymal stem cells in a canine model of chronic myocardial infarction
Midterm clinical and echocardiographic results and predictors of mitral regurgitation recurrence following restrictive annuloplasty for ischemic cardiomyopathy
Surgical left ventricular remodeling leads to better long-term survival and exercise tolerance than coronary artery bypass grafting alone in patients with moderate ischemic cardiomyopathy
Transit-time flow characteristics of in situ right gastroepiploic arterial grafts in coronary artery bypass grafting
A new vascular ring connector in surgery for aortic dissection
Statins for prevention of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
Costs of excessive postoperative hemorrhage in cardiac surgery
Thromboelastometry-guided administration of fibrinogen concentrate for the treatment of excessive intraoperative bleeding in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
Hetastarch increases the risk of bleeding complications in patients after off-pump coronary bypass surgery
Preventing heart injury during negative pressure wound therapy in cardiac surgery
An expansible aortic ring for a physiological approach to conservative aortic valve surgery
Deleted in Malignant Brain Tumors 1 is up-regulated in bacterial endocarditis and binds to components of vegetations
Percutaneous reimplantation of a pulmonary valved stent in sheep
Heart–lung transplantation in patients with pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect
Renoprotective immunosuppression by pioglitazone with low-dose cyclosporine in rat heart transplantation
Apyrase treatment prevents ischemia–reperfusion injury in rat lung isografts
In vitro modeling of nonhypoxic cold ischemia–reperfusion simulating lung transplantation
Open versus endovascular repair of traumatic aortic rupture
The treatment of recurrent aortic prosthetic detachment with modified Bentall procedure
Successful emergency surgery for coexistent acute aortic syndrome and acute carotid artery obstruction
Video-assisted cardioscopy in the repair of persistent mitral paraprosthetic leak
Biologic anastomosis
Technical options for the treatment of anomalous origins of right or left coronary arteries associated with aortopulmonary windows
Total thoracic aorta reconstruction against graft infection in a patient with chronic empyema developed after lung cancer surgery
Single-stage repair of aortopulmonary window with interrupted aortic arch by transection of the aorta and direct reconstruction
The left ventricle
Clarification of statements made regarding investigation into Amplatzer device complication incidence and comparison with the Society of Thoracic Surgery database
Michael E. DeBakey
Pulmonary arterial hypertension and congenital heart disease
Reply to the Editor
Quality of life in patients with prosthesis–patient mismatch
Prosthesis–patient mismatch does not affect survival and quality of life in the elderly having bileaflet prostheses implant
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Proximal brachiocephalic artery access for arterial cannulation
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The link between previous percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass graft risk
A meta-analysis of controlled studies of preoperative statin therapy for prevention of postoperative mortality in cardiac surgery
Reply to the Editor
Graft patency in coronary artery bypass versus off-pump coronary artery bypass
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