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Prosthetic heart valves
The longstanding, persistent confusion surrounding surgery for atrial fibrillation
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
Repair of the bicuspid aortic valve
Glutaraldehyde treatment of allograft tissue decreases allosensitization after the Norwood procedure
Minimally invasive perventricular device closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defect without cardiopulmonary bypass
Pulmonary autograft valve explants show typical degeneration
Modified Ross operation with reinforcement of the pulmonary autograft
Pneumonectomy is a valuable treatment option after neoadjuvant therapy for stage III non–small-cell lung cancer
Type B thymoma
Effects of head-up tilt on intrapulmonary shunt fraction and oxygenation during 1-lung ventilation in the lateral decubitus position
Impact of positive pleural lavage cytology on survival in patients having lung resection for non–small-cell lung cancer
A follow-up of integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography after curative resection of non–small-cell lung cancer in asymptomatic patients
Laparoscopic diaphragmatic plication for diaphragmatic paralysis and eventration
Is pulmonary function damaged by neoadjuvant lung cancer therapy? A comprehensive serial time-trend analysis of pulmonary function after induction radiochemotherapy plus surgery
Staged repair significantly reduces paraplegia rate after extensive thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Surgical management of secondary tricuspid valve regurgitation
Echocardiographic approach to the decision-making process for tricuspid valve repair
Safety and durability of mitral valve repair for anterior leaflet perforation
Fifteen years of experience with ATS mechanical heart valve prostheses
Left ventricular flow patterns in healthy subjects and patients with prosthetic mitral valves
Late outcomes after radial artery versus saphenous vein grafting during reoperative coronary artery bypass surgery
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis
Baseline left ventricular function and surgical annular stiffening to predict outcome and reverse left ventricular remodeling after undersized annuloplasty for intermediate-degree ischemic mitral regurgitation
The effect of cardiac angiography timing, contrast media dose, and preoperative renal function on acute renal failure after coronary artery bypass grafting
Sex- and ethnic group–specific nationwide trends in the use of coronary artery bypass grafting in the United States
Early and midterm results of thoracic endovascular aortic repair of chronic type B aortic dissection
Endobronchial ultrasound increases the diagnostic yields of polymerase chain reaction and smear for pulmonary tuberculosis
The effectiveness of prestorage leukocyte-reduced red blood cell transfusion on perioperative inflammatory response with a miniaturized biocompatible bypass system
The relationship between perioperative temperature and adverse outcomes after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Normokalemic adenosine–lidocaine cardioplegia
Lung cancer osteopontin isoforms exhibit angiogenic functional heterogeneity
Carbon monoxide reduces pulmonary ischemia–reperfusion injury in miniature swine
Long-term follow-up, computed tomography, and computational fluid dynamics of the Cabrol procedure
Electron transport chain dysfunction in neonatal pressure-overload hypertrophy precedes cardiomyocyte apoptosis independent of oxidative stress
A new instrument of suction support adapter system for epicardial radiofrequency ablation
Effect of pressure management during hypothermic selective cerebral perfusion on cerebral hemodynamics and metabolism in pigs
Infection after implantation of pulsatile mechanical circulatory support devices
Orthotopic vascularized right lung transplantation in the mouse
Persistent plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 gene expression in cardiac transplant recipients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
Aortic root translocation with atrial switch
Total aortic arch reconstruction with open placement of triple-branched stent graft for acute type A dissection
Redo in aortic homograft replacement
Esmark elastoplasty for bleeding ventricular assist device outflow graft associated with severe coagulopathy
Bronchoscopic transesophageal ultrasound–guided needle aspiration
Subxiphoid epicardial left ventricular pacing lead placement is feasible
Sternal wire removal in pediatric patients
Anticoagulation management during cardiopulmonary bypass
Knowing the cost of cardiac surgical complications
Knowing the cost of cardiac surgical complications
Does previous percutaneous coronary intervention increase the risk of graft failure in subsequent coronary surgery?
Does previous percutaneous coronary intervention increase the risk of graft failure in subsequent coronary surgery?
Meta-analysis covers the horizon when the literature search is undertaken through a keyhole
Meta-analysis covers the horizon when the literature search is undertaken through a keyhole
Total occlusion and string sign of radial artery versus saphenous vein graft conduits
Total occlusion and string sign of radial artery versus saphenous vein graft conduits
Fontan hemodynamics
Fontan hemodynamics
The murine monoclonal antibody anti-cytokeratin CAM 5.2 is specific for intracellular cytokeratin 8, not cytokeratin 18
The murine monoclonal antibody anti-cytokeratin CAM 5.2 is specific for intracellular cytokeratin 8, not cytokeratin 18
Angiogenesis and surgical or endovascular enhancement of noncoronary collateral circulation
Angiogenesis and surgical or endovascular enhancement of noncoronary collateral circulation
MEETINGS AND COURSES
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Persistent fifth aortic arch
Treatment of deep sternal wound infections after coronary artery bypass grafting by means of injection of platelet gel
Right ventricular reverse remodeling is possible despite twenty-one years of absent tricuspid valve and severe right ventricular failure
Overcoming challenges
Use of the hybrid operating room for aortic valve replacement in a patient with anomalous left circumflex artery
Successful pediatric single-lung transplantation with previous contralateral pneumonectomy, using controlled “donation after cardiac death” lung, for congenital pulmonary vein stenosis
Spontaneous rupture of the diaphragm
Aneurysm expansion caused by an intercostal type II endoleak after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for secondary elephant trunk graft fixation
Ebstein anomaly associated with double-orifice tricuspid valve
Right ventricular approach for securing the aortic homograft to the interventricular septum in bacterial endocarditis
Repair of tetralogy of Fallot after the regression of multiple rhabdomyomas in a patient with tuberous sclerosis
Ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
A case of Sjögren's syndrome leading to mitral and aortic valve replacement
Preserved homograft function 32 years after surgery in a young patient
Pericardial defects and traumatic tricuspid valve rupture