The seventh edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer/International Union Against Cancer Staging Manuals
Live surgery should not be outlawed at national and regional cardiothoracic meetings
A cancer staging primer
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Network
A formidable task
Effects of partial thrombosis on distal aorta after repair of acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection
Are stentless valves hemodynamically superior to stented valves? Long-term follow-up of a randomized trial comparing Carpentier–Edwards pericardial valve with the Toronto Stentless Porcine Valve
Where does atrial fibrillation surgery fail? Implications for increasing effectiveness of ablation
Angiographic outcomes of right internal thoracic artery grafts in situ or as free grafts in coronary artery bypass grafting
Cold blood cardioplegia reduces the increase in cardiac enzyme levels compared with cold crystalloid cardioplegia in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic stenosis
Moderate chronic kidney disease and left ventricular hypertrophy after aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis
Clinical course and predictors of death in prosthetic valve endocarditis over a 20-year period
Cerebral and somatic oxygen saturation decrease after delayed sternal closure in children after cardiac surgery
Predictive value of the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale and the Mini-Mental State Examination for neurologic outcome after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Long-term results of the frozen elephant trunk technique for the extensive arteriosclerotic aneurysm
Experimental investigation of direct myocardial protective effect of atrial natriuretic peptide in cardiac surgery
Minimally invasive versus conventional mitral valve surgery
Aortic cusp extension valvuloplasty with or without tricuspidization in children and adolescents
Twenty-three years of single-stage end-to-side anastomosis repair of interrupted aortic arches
The unidirectional valve patch provides no benefits to early and long-term survival in patients with ventricular septal defect and severe pulmonary artery hypertension
Effects of N -acetylcysteine on renal dysfunction in neonates undergoing the arterial switch operation
Stage I Norwood
Esophagectomy after anti-reflux surgery
Video-assisted thoracic surgery versus open lobectomy for lung cancer
Differential matrix metalloproteinase levels in adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
The impact of induction therapy on morbidity and operative mortality after resection of primary lung cancer
Endobronchial tumor debulking with a flexible cryoprobe for immediate treatment of malignant stenosis
Effect of selective lymph node dissection based on patterns of lobe-specific lymph node metastases on patient outcome in patients with resectable non–small cell lung cancer
Decreasing the incidence of prolonged air leak after right upper lobectomy with the anterior fissureless technique
Ventricular restraint therapy for heart failure
Heat shock protein 27
Automatic real-time detection of myocardial ischemia by epicardial accelerometer
Altered coronary microvascular serotonin receptor expression after coronary artery bypass grafting with cardiopulmonary bypass
Murine model of surgically induced acute aortic dissection type A
Effects of Custodiol-N, a novel organ preservation solution, on ischemia/reperfusion injury
Prolonged donor heart preservation with pinacidil
The effect of transplant center volume on survival after heart transplantation
Stent implantation for coarctation of the aorta in a premature infant through carotid cutdown as a bridge to surgical correction
Innovative surgical technique of right upper bilobe transplantation
Two-stage operation for an extensive infected aortic arch
A simple method for the quantification and correction of aortic cusp prolapse by means of free margin plication
The incorporated aortomitral homograft
Complex diaphragm reconstruction using dermal collagen matrix after multivisceral resection of retroperitoneal sarcoma
Rib osteotomy and fixation
Repair of postdissection descending thoracic aneurysm with right-sided aortic arch and aberrant left subclavian artery
Aortic decision making in Loeys–Dietz syndrome
Aortic decision making in Loeys–Dietz syndrome
Notice of Correction
Highlights from American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions 2009
Meetings and Courses
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education
Pulmonary echinococcosis mimicking Pancoast tumor
Celiac artery coverage after occlusion test during endovascular stent grafting for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm
False aneurysm with aortopulmonary shunt after replacement of the ascending aorta
Intra-aortic intimal band presenting as an aortic pseudodissection
Early structural valve deterioration of 18-mm Sorin Soprano aortic pericardial bioprosthesis
Complete destruction of a tissue-engineered porcine xenograft in pulmonary valve position after the Ross procedure
Allograft sternochondral replacement after resection of large sternal chondrosarcoma
Absidia corymbifera endocarditis
Localizing an occult gastrointestinal bleeding by wireless PillCam SB capsule videoendoscopy in a patient with the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device
Congenital absence of posteromedial papillary muscle and anterior mitral leaflet chordae
Iatrogenic phrenic nerve injury during thymectomy
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum
Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography
Nonsurgical management of traumatic cardiac pseudoaneurysms
Successful Fontan completion in a patient with noncompaction myocardium
Endometriosis-related pneumothorax after in vitro fertilization embryo transfer procedure
Ascending aortitis and aortic valve endocarditis in an infant
An unusual tumor of the esophagus
Pulmonary artery ligation with lung preservation in Behcet disease