Neutrophil gelatinase–associated lipocalin
Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Effects of different annuloplasty rings on anterior mitral leaflet dimensions
Left ventricular surgical restoration for anteroseptal scars
Electrophysiologic efficacy of irrigated bipolar radiofrequency in the clinical setting
Is early antithrombotic therapy necessary in patients with bioprosthetic aortic valves in normal sinus rhythm?
The implementation of a comprehensive clinical protocol improves long-term success after surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
Factors favoring stent-graft collapse after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Meta-analysis of randomized trials on the efficacy of posterior pericardiotomy in preventing atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery
Miniaturized cardiopulmonary bypass improves short-term outcome in cardiac surgery
The influence of postoperative mitral valve function on the late recurrence of atrial fibrillation after the maze procedure combined with mitral valvuloplasty
Dextrocardia in patients with Poland syndrome
Avoiding cardiopulmonary bypass in extracardiac cavopulmonary connection
Results after mitral valve replacement with mechanical prostheses in young children
Right ventricular failure secondary to chronic overload in congenital heart disease
Center variation and outcomes associated with delayed sternal closure after stage 1 palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Hybrid procedure as an alternative to surgical palliation of high-risk infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and its variants
Comparative glycomic profiling in esophageal adenocarcinoma
Combined proteasome and histone deacetylase inhibition attenuates epithelial–mesenchymal transition through E-cadherin in esophageal cancer cells
Combined treatment with cisplatin and sirolimus to enhance cell death in human mesothelioma
Is prophylactic treatment of contralateral blebs in patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax indicated?
The impact on survival of positive intraoperative pleural lavage cytology in patients with non–small-cell lung cancer
Genomic characterization of the inflammatory response initiated by surgical intervention and the effect of perioperative cyclooxygenase 2 blockade
Augmentation of systemic blood pressure during spinal cord ischemia to prevent postoperative paraplegia after aortic surgery in a rabbit model
Left atrial appendage clip occlusion
Simulation in coronary artery anastomosis early in cardiothoracic surgical residency training
Excision of atrial myxoma using robotic technology
Aging impairs the angiogenic response to ischemic injury and the activity of implanted cells
Bridge to transplant experience
Lung transplantation with donation after cardiac death donors
Right ventricular failure in patients with the HeartMate II continuous-flow left ventricular assist device
Successful resuscitation after prolonged periods of cardiac arrest
Survival of patients on dialysis having off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in the United States
Bilateral pulmonary artery banding for extremely low birth weight infants with coarctation or interruption of the aorta weighing less than 1.0 kg
Aortic cusp repair with Gore-Tex sutures during aortic valve–sparing operations
A novel running annuloplasty suture technique for robotically assisted mitral valve repair
Polymer self-locking clips for vascular control during minimally invasive pulmonary lobectomies
The option of taking down the Fontan circulation
Feasibility of transtracheal thoracoscopy (natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery)
Increased late mortality with percutaneous stenting for unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis relative to coronary artery bypass grafting
AORTIC BIOPROSTHESIS—AVOID OBSTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES DUE TO THROMBOSIS AS ALTERED DURABILITY DUE TO STRUCTURAL VALVE DETERIORATION
INTERPRETING A 20-YEAR EXPERIENCE WITH THE BIOCOR PORCINE BIOPROSTHESIS
THE SECOND ASSISTANT IN CARDIAC SURGERY
HYDRODYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF HEART VALVE PROSTHESES
BONANNO'S CATHETER
HYPOXEMIC REPERFUSION OF ISCHEMIC STATES PREVENTS MYOCARDIAL INJURY, ATTENUATING THE OXIDATIVE AND INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE
HYPOURICEMIC EFFECT OF STATINS
EXTENDING THE SUITABILITY OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPIES DURING TYPE A ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION REPAIR
EXTENDING THE SUITABILITY OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPIES DURING TYPE A ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION REPAIR
IS A TRANSANNULAR PATCH ALWAYS NECESSARY?
IS A TRANSANNULAR PATCH ALWAYS NECESSARY?
MEETINGS AND COURSES
AATS 90th Annual Meeting
AATS Meetings and Sponsored Events
2010 Heart Valve Summit
AATS Online Award Applications Now Available at www.aats.org
Applications for Membership
WTSA 36th Annual Meeting
Notices
Requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Kommerell diverticulum, right-sided aorta, and left aberrant subclavian artery in a patient with dysphagia
Late fulminant pulmonary valve endocarditis after the Ross operation
Subepicardial congenital vascular malformation mimicking a bulky tumor with severe compression of the right heart chambers
Transection with pseudoaneurysm formation of the pulmonary trunk after placement of an adjustable pulmonary artery banding device (FloWatch-PAB) in a patient with residual muscular ventricular septal defect
An adult man presenting with hemoptysis caused by mature teratoma with rupture into the bronchus and pericardium and complicated by Haemophilus influenzae infection
Clear cell sugar tumor of the lung masquerading as tuberculosis in a pediatric patient
Unilateral left lung agenesis with crossed-ectopic right lower lobe combined tricuspid atresia diagnosed by ECG gated computed tomography
Living-donor single-lobe lung transplant in a 6-year-old girl after 7-month mechanical ventilator support
Tricuspid valve replacement and ventricular septal defect repair in a patient with Glanzmann thrombasthenia
Surviving a transfixing cardiac injury caused by a stingray barb